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Village Romance

A work made of etching in black on cream laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching in black on cream laid paper.

Date:

c. 1652

Artist:

Adriaen van Ostade
Dutch, 1610-1685

About this artwork

Many Dutch prints fall into specific categories or genres, whether they represent the four elements or the five senses. Here Adriaen van Ostade, a specialist in peasant imagery, depicted a relaxed couple playfully intertwined, with the woman only slightly resisting the man’s touch.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Adriaen van Ostade

Title

Village Romance

Date

1647–1657

Medium

Etching in black on cream laid paper

Dimensions

146 × 123 mm (image); 160 × 128 mm (plate); 167 × 137 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1938.1674

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