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Servante Paysanne à Berne

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Description

A peasant servant models her native costume; she wears a long, grey and purple striped skirt with a white chemise and green jacket, a circular netted black hairpiece; she holds two small books in her left hand; she stands on a cobbled pavement before an iron gate behind which is a house; gothic pinnacles in the background. Etching with hand-colouring.

Inscription

Lettered below title: "Se vend chez J.J. Bourgdorfer à Berne".

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Location

Canton of Bern, Switzerland

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