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Men collecting dung dropping from the hindquarters of a mule, with a rider sitting backward on the mule and holding its tail aside, surrounded by onlookers spread around a stepped platform, from 'Secular emblems' (Emblemata saecularia)

Johann Theodor de Bry1592–1614

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, United States

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  • Title: Men collecting dung dropping from the hindquarters of a mule, with a rider sitting backward on the mule and holding its tail aside, surrounded by onlookers spread around a stepped platform, from 'Secular emblems' (Emblemata saecularia)
  • Creator: Johann Theodor de Bry
  • Date Created: 1592–1614
  • Physical Dimensions: plate: 4 1/8 x 3 3/4 in. (10.5 x 9.6 cm) sheet: 4 11/16 x 4 5/16 in. (11.9 x 11 cm)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/399693
  • Medium: Engraving
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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