Artist Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch, 1610-1685
  • Slaughter of a Pig
  • The Pig Killers (Hollstein) (alternate title)
  • Le charcutier (Bartsch) (alternate title)
Date ca. 1642
Medium etching and engraving printed in red ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 4 5/8 × 4 5/8 inches (11.7 × 11.7 cm)
Sheet: 4 7/8 × 4 7/8 inches (12.4 × 12.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S836
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower left of image: Av. ostade
Marks Stamp, verso: Scripps 1887 [added in ink to the stamp] (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, lower right corner: 47.
M. Montmorillon (Munich, Germany);
September 1887, C. J. Meyer (Carlsbad).
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)