A Peasant holding a Jug and a Pipe

Oil on oak | 26.8 x 22cm | c. 1650-5

Adriaen van Ostade

In this exuberant painting of a peasant, Adriaen van Ostade shows his ability to portray the human condition. We sense the giddiness of the drunken peasant as he sweeps backwards, jug open to drink straight from its neck. His mouth is gaping and his ...
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