(b. 1590, Montbéliard, d. ca. 1638, Toulouse)

Merry Company

Oil on canvas, 126 x 171 cm
Szépmûvészeti Múzeum, Budapest

The composition follows the example set by Caravaggio and populrized by Bartolomeo Manfredi. The intimity of the scene is close to the paintings of Georges de La Tour.

There is a similar version of the painting in the City Art Gallery in St. Louis.