NATUS, Johannes
(active 1658-1662 in Middelburg)

Peasants Smoking and Making Music in an Inn

Oil on panel, 52 x 41 cm
Private collection

In this genre scene three men are depicted relaxing in a sparse interior as one plays his violin and the others jovially hold a pipe and vessels for drinking. The scene is set in a basement, the light creeps in beneath the floor boards above.

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