(Poerworedjo 1858 – The Hague 1928)
The candle factory (1905)
Signed and dated 1905 in the plate l.l.
Colour lithograph, 55.8 x 46.8 cm (measured within the mount)
This lithograph forms part of a series of twelve, published after twelve original drawings by Toorop of the candle factory in Gouda. The illustrations depict the production process of candles, the casting of the stearin and the cutting of the wicks up to the packing for transport.