A Woman Cleaning

Geertruydt Roghmanafter ca. 1640

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University


  • Title: A Woman Cleaning
  • Creator: Geertruydt Roghman
  • Date Created: after ca. 1640
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, lower left: “Geertruyt Rogman invenit”; inscribed in plate, lower right: “5”
  • Set or Series Title: Five Feminine Occupations
  • 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 in honor of Janine A. Mileaf (B.A. Wesleyan 1989, former DAC Registrar), 1994
  • Materials & Techniques: Engraving on laid paper. Watermark: Letter “V” (unidentified)
  • Keywords: domestic genre, genre, labor
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 215 mm x 170 mm (8.46 in. x 6.69 in.). Sheet dimensions: 235 mm x 187 mm (9.25 in. x 7.36 in.).
  • Bibliography: Hollstein 5 (vol. 20, p. 55); Ackley, Age of Rembrandt, see pp. 165–66; De Jongh & Luijten, Mirror of Everyday Life (1997), no. 54, pp. 268–271
  • Associated People: Created by Geertruydt Roghman (Dutch, baptized 1625, active ca. 1647, died before 1657)
  • Accession Number: 1994.8.1