(b. ca. 1605, Neerlinter, d. ca. 1661, Bruxelles)

Peasants in front of a Village Inn

Oil on wood, 76 x 60 cm
Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna

Craesbeeck started off in the same monochrome style as Adriaen Brouwer, which he abandoned to a certain extent later on. In the 1640s he frequently placed his group of drinkers in the outdoors as well as using brighter colours.

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