Title: Monks Dining and Drinking. [Beer Drinking ...
Publisher: No artist's, printer's, or publisher's name present. Undated, ca. 1880's-1910 period.
Binding: No Binding
Book Condition: Good
Size of card mounting sheet: 14 x 11", photomechanically reproduced color image size: 12 3/4" x 9 1/2", reproduction on an earlier, unsigned painting or lithograph, printed on a lightly textured-surface, cream-toned paper and then pasted to card. Both print & card appear to have been trimmed down at one point, print margins have lightly tanned & show some adhering paste, from former mounting, back of card shows dust, paper tab. Image is not damaged. Scan shows the central part of the image but not entire piece. Monks enjoying a dinner of suckling pig, which is just hidden behind a large round loaf monastery bread, raw turnips, radishes, and beer, likely brewed at the monastery. Might be a color print of Grutzner's 1870's painting: "Brewery of the Cloister". Suitable for framing. Bookseller Inventory #
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