A Tavern Scene

Anonymous after Lucas van Leydenca. 1590

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University


  • Title: A Tavern Scene
  • Creator: Anonymous after Lucas van Leyden
  • Date Created: ca. 1590
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed in banderole: “wacht hoet varen sal” [“wait and see which way the wind blows”]
  • Print State: First of two states
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 2001
  • Materials & Techniques: Engraving on laid paper. Watermark: No watermark
  • Keywords: Bible, broadsides, New Testament, popular prints, Prodigal Son, religions, religious art, taverns
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Sheet dimensions: 406 mm x 279 mm (15.98 in. x 10.98 in.).
  • Bibliography: Hollstein 193, Copy A; Jan Piet Filedt Kok, Lucas van Leyden—Grafiek (Amsterdam: Rijksprenten-Kabinet, 1978), under no. B. hsn. 20; Ellen S. Jacobowitz and Stephanie Loeb Stepanek, The Prints of Lucas van Leyden & His Contemporaries (Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1983), under no. 72
  • Associated People: Created by Anonymous, After Lucas van Leyden (Dutch (Netherlandish), ca. 1494 - 1533)
  • Artist Nationality : Dutch (Netherlandish)
  • Artist Death: 1533
  • Artist Birth: ca. 1494
  • Accession Number: 2001.10.2


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