HALS, Dirck
(b. 1591, Haarlem, d. 1656, Haarlem)


Oil on wood, 43 x 47 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

The present work joins the Merry Company Making Music as one of Dirck Hals' two earliest known interiors, both dated 1623.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 2 minutes):
Thomas Weelkes: Madrigal (Springtime Song)