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Market Scene – Aertsen 1550

Posted by on April 19, 2012

Pieter Aertsen  1508 – 1575

Day 4 of wheelbarrow week.   This picture is just fabulous.

Detail:  wheelbarrow, market,  cart, horse, basket, food, pots, chair, produce,  vendors, tent, well, chicken,  barrel

Bonus wheelbarrow engraving from Diderot’s L’Encyclopedie

2 Responses to Market Scene – Aertsen 1550

  1. Frances Townsend

    looks like a 1 wheel hand truck. I guess that would work ok.

  2. Trinity

    I just came across your blog – love the historical images!! In the market image above, is that part of a slave market in the centre toward the back?

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