Vierland Peasants in the Best Room

Vierland Peasants in the “Best Room”. Younger couple and older peasant, sitting before the tiled stove, in the traditional costume of this region near Hamburg, the orchard of Germany. Wood engraving by B. Lossy (?) after Johannes Gehrts (St. Pauli/Hamburg 1855 – Dusseldorf 1921) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1880-81.) Inscribed: Joh. Gehrts. 80. / A. Closs. X. I. BLOSSY sc., otherwise as above. 7⅜ × 9½ in (18.8 × 24.1 cm).

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