TENIERS, David the Younger
(b. 1610, Antwerpen, d. 1690, Bruxelles)
Peasants Making Musicc. 1650
Oil on panel, 37 x 28 cm
Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna
Teniers depicts peasant life as seen in an idealised view by the urban and aristocratic landowners middle class. No moralising tone is evident in his depiction of this merry company.