(b. 1643, Made, d. 1706, Den Haag)

'Every one his fancy'

Oil on panel, 43 x 32 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

This genre scene depicts a boy spilling an egg and pointing to another boy who spoons porridge. An old man with beard and glasses and a child are watching. At the top right there is a paper with the English saying 'Every one his fancy'.

The painting has a pendant, 'Differing tastes', exhibited in the same museum.

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