Carl Michael Bellman

Letter (Vf 18)


Humorous letters were exchanged among Bellman’s circle of friends, sometimes, as here, "sent" from fictitious places. The picture shows Bellman’s friend Daniel Kempenskiöld’s maid of all work, Catharina, on the way to the cellar, "Master Anders", with a bottle in her hand – Bellman’s text from 23 October 1792 was probably illustrated by Pehr Hilleström’s daughter, Charlotta Ulrika.

Last updated: 2016-02-09
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