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A figure of a beggar woman

Attributed to Wilhelm Krüger, circa 1711

Material: Ivory

Origin: Germany, Dresden

Artist: Attributed to Wilhelm Krüger (Danzig 1680 – Dresden 1756)

Date: Circa 1711

Dimensions: Height: 19,5 cm

Carved wood and ivory figure on a separately worked plinth. A detailed and finely carved figure of an old beggar woman in torn clothing, leaning on a walking stick and holding a coin in her hand. Similar ivory figures were produced as of 1711 by Wilhelm Krüger in the “Dresdener Kunstkammer”, designed after etchings by Jacques Callot like the present work.


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