CIPPER, Giacomo Francesco
(b. 1664, Feldkirch, d. 1736, Milano)

The Cobbler

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Oil on canvas, 143 x 115 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

Cipper often depicted artisans at work, tradesmen, and various genre scenes. The present canvas and its companion piece, The Spinners (also in the Hermitage), are characteristic of the artist.