View of a Path in the Hague Forest, with Beggars at the Door of a Cottage

Pen and brown ink on asian paper | 22.9 x 38.1cm | c. 1654-1658

Jan Lievens

A narrow road dappled with sunlight winds through a forest, past a cottage where a family is begging for money at the gate. A traveler with a backpack and stick rests in the shade at the path's edge, while in the distance a woman wearing a broad hat ...
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