Engraving by Jacob Gole, the print shows a dog sniffing a child’s poop hole, much to the father’s delight. The print is subtitled in Dutch and French.

Dat’s bruyen! Wobbe rookt een pyp: en onze gek Geurt vult terwyl zyjn neus met versche kinderdrek

L’odorat dit pour sentir bien Quil faut faire comme ce chien

The image measures 14.5 x 18 cm (excluding text). The print is in fair condition, it has been restored in the past. The print comes in a passe-partout.

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Jacob Gole married on the 17th of June 1701 in Amsterdam, and indicated at that occasion to be 35 years old, that means that he must have been born around 1665. He was an engraver, publisher, and playing-card maker. Jacob Gole was the son of the French cabinet-maker Pierre Gole, a Huguenot who emigrated to Holland somewhere around 1684. Jacob Gole died in Amsterdam in January of 1724 and was buried on 29 January 1724 in the French Protestants Church.