(b. 1526, Milano, d. 1593, Milano)

The Waiter

Oil on canvas, 88 x 67 cm
Private collection

The Waiter is an anthropomorphic assembly of objects related to winemaking such as a cash tap, a ceramic ewer, a leather bound glass, a chianti flask, an awl, a tasting cup, a gradual dipstick, a pewter and a wooden wine-funnel and a hotte.

This composition was commissioned by the Emperor Maximilian II for Augustus, Elector of Saxony.

© Web Gallery of Art, created by Emil Krén and Daniel Marx.