Dou, Gerard (1613 Leiden 1675). The Writing Master. Sharpening the quill in the window, with sealed document, hourglass, and birdcage. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. Inscribed: Dresdener Galerie. / Gerard Dow pinxt. / W. French sc. / Druck u. Verlag v. A. H. Payne, Leipzig u. Dresden., otherwise in German-English as above. 6⅞ × 5 in (17.4 × 12.7 cm).
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