A Woman Showing A Weeping Boy His Shoe of Switches

Black chalk and gray wash, heightened with white on gray-brown paper | 39.2 x 23.6cm | c.

Cornelis Troost

Cornelis Troost built his reputation on delightful depictions of everyday life. This drawing captures a poignant moment during a celebration of the feast of Saint Nicholas (Sinterklaas), a Dutch holiday. Troost depicted a displeased boy who receives ...
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