Title A tooth-drawer extracting a tooth from a standing patient, who is being pick-pocketed by a woman. Line engraving by L. van Leyden, 1523.



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Physical description 1 print : line engraving ; image 11.7 x 7.5 cm
References A. Bartsch, Le peintre-graveur, Leipzig 1854-1876, vol. 7, p. 421, no. 157
N. Beets, Lucas de Leyde, Brussels & Paris 1913, p. 97
F.W.H. Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, vol. X, p. 176
M.E. Wasserfuhr, Zahnmedizinische Darstellungen ... , 1970, p. 22
C. Proskauer, Iconographia odontologica, Hildesheim 1967, pl. 10, p. 178
Summary The depiction of the patient was praised by Karel van Mander in 1604 for its rendering of the expression of pain: K. van Mander, Het schilder-boeck, Haarlem 1604, fol. 214
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 16423i
Lettering L 1523.
Author, etc. Lucas, van Leyden, 1494-1533.
Topic-LCSH Dentist and patient.
Dental instruments and apparatus.
Dentistry, Operative.
Teeth -- Extraction.
Theft.
Thieves.
Costume -- Netherlands -- History -- 16th century.
Pain.
Genre/Technique Engravings.
Copy photo no. M 5742
V 12001
System no. .b11743104
Record no. 16423i
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