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The Receiver of Taxes, after a woodcut in Praxis Rerum Civilium



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The Receiver of Taxes, after a woodcut in Praxis Rerum Civilium

STC214461 The Receiver of Taxes, after a woodcut in Praxis Rerum Civilium by Joos de Damhouder (1507-81) published Antwerp, 1557 (litho) (b/w photo) by Dutch School, (16th century) (after); Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection; Dutch, out of copyright

Media ID 22381750

© The Stapleton Collection / Bridgeman Images

Birdcage Collecting Excise Office Petitioners Tax Collector Taxation Taxman


Jigsaw Puzzle (500 Pieces)

Discover the captivating world of history with Media Storehouse's Jigsaw Puzzles, featuring the enchanting image "The Receiver of Taxes" from Praxis Rerum Civilium. This intricately detailed puzzle, inspired by the woodcut in the 1557 publication by Dutch artist Joos de Damhouder, invites you on a journey back in time. Immerse yourself in the intricacies of this historical masterpiece and enjoy the satisfaction of piecing together this beautiful work of art. Experience the thrill of discovery as each puzzle piece comes together to reveal the stunning details of this iconic image. Perfect for history enthusiasts, puzzle lovers, or anyone seeking a brain-teasing challenge, our high-quality jigsaw puzzles offer hours of entertainment and a unique way to engage with art and history.

500 piece puzzles are custom made in Australia and hand-finished on 100% recycled 1.6mm thick laminated puzzle boards. There is a level of repetition in jigsaw shapes with each matching piece away from its pair. The completed puzzle measures 40x51cm and is delivered packaged in an attractive presentation box specially designed to fit most mail slots with a unique magnetic lid

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Estimated Product Size is 40.3cm x 50.7cm (15.9" x 20")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


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EDITORS COMMENTS
This print takes us back in time to the 16th century, immersing us in the world of taxation and bureaucracy. The image depicts "The Receiver of Taxes" a woodcut originally created by Joos de Damhouder in his renowned work "Praxis Rerum Civilium" published in Antwerp, 1557. Within the confines of an office adorned with intricate engravings, we witness the taxman at work. Surrounded by petitioners anxiously awaiting their turn, he sits behind a desk covered with documents and ledgers. The atmosphere is filled with tension as individuals seek relief from their financial burdens or dispute their tax assessments. The birdcage hanging above symbolizes both confinement and freedom – perhaps reflecting the delicate balance between citizens' obligations to pay taxes and their desire for fiscal independence. This visual metaphor adds depth to our understanding of this historical scene. As we delve into this snapshot from history, it becomes evident that taxation has long been an integral part of society's functioning. Through this remarkable lithograph-turned-photo print, we are reminded of how even centuries ago people grappled with issues surrounding excise collection and revenue generation. Thanks to Bridgeman Images' preservation efforts, this piece from Dutch School now resides within a private collection but continues to captivate viewers worldwide. It serves as a testament to the enduring power of art in capturing moments that transcend time itself.

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