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Loueche

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Description

Scene at the baths; many figures and groups of figures bath in the water, wearing bathrobes and caps; each has a small floating wooden table with a drink or a means of entertainment on it; a bridge crosses the middle of the baths, with several wealthily-dressed figures on it; some servants enter through a door on the left, carrying food on a tray; a wooden table with flowers on it floats on the left; a clock on the wall at the back; above the baths is a giant wooden bucket and above this, the balcony of the next house is visible. Etching with hand-colouring.
Inscription: Graphite inscription on verso: "6916 / loueche / avant la lettre / vllee/uhs", "/11520", "m / 23.8.28" (twice) and "No.21".
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Location

Leukerbad, Switzerland

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