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Der Zahnartz (The Dentist)

  • Engraved by W. French, after the painting by Gerard Dou
  • Paper: 11.125 x 9 in.
    Engraving on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.077
  • No known copyright restrictions


A dentist displays a tooth from a spitting patient in a window alcove. Sitting on the ledge of the window is a bleeding bowl, a medallion, and a flask. In the room a stuffed crocodile is hanging from the ceiling.

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