Seen frontally is a building along a canal. In front of the facade is a brick or cobble pavement; steps lead up to a triple doorway entrance while laundry and windows complete the second story. To either side of the central steps are doorways that lead down. In each of the doorways and on the pavement are grouped figures of women and children. The lower portion of the print shows the reflections of the building and figures.
Artist Life Dates
1834 - 1903
Object Creation Date
Medium and Support
etching and drypoint, printed in dark brown ink on laid paper, trimmed to platem
This is a watercolor painting in a vertical format painted in bright colors of red, blue, yellow and green. In the foreground, there is a group of men working around the base of a tall pole from which hangs a large red flag or banner. Behind the men is a backdrop of red drapery and to the side, a wooden staircase. There are buildings in the background with yellowish brown walls and green roofs.