CODDE, Pieter
(b. 1599, Amsterdam, d. 1678, Amsterdam)

Merry Company

Oil on wood, 49 x 77 cm
Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna

The figures in this conversation piece manifest two types of love: family love embodied by the couple in black at right, and the love for pleasure personified by the dancers, musicians and singers.

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