XAVERY, Pieter
(b. 1647, Antwerpen, d. ca. 1680, Leiden)

Two Laughing Jesters

Terracotta, height 45 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

This group of two seated jesters who appear to be speaking directly to the viewer, belongs to the humorous category of Xavery's oeuvre.

It is signed and dated on the front of the plinth: P.R. XAVERI INVE 1673.