PYNAS, Jan Symonsz.
(b. ca. 1581, Alkmaar, d. 1631, Amsterdam)

Historical Allegory

Oil on wood, 32 x 52 cm
Szépmûvészeti Múzeum, Budapest

The meaning of the allegory is not clear, it probably depicts a historical peace treaty. One of the main characteristics of the artist is the sketchy, pale figures in the background.

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