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Lucas Schnitzler's copperplate engraving documents a procession of the sausage-makers' accomplishment for Mardi Gras in 1658. Twelve apprentice sausage makers from Nuremberg hauled a giant bratwurst some 430 meters long, weighing 257 kilograms, on their shoulders around the Herrenmarkt area of Nuremberg's Main Market Square. The sausage was suspended from a pole roughly 15 meters long, painted in the city's colors of red and white.

Details

  • Title: Procession of the Sausage Makers
  • Creator: Lucas Schnitzler
  • Date Created: 1658
  • Location: Nuremberg
  • Type: Graphic
  • Medium: Copper engraving

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