Peasants Playing Cards by Norbert van Bloemen

Jonathan Townsend

Posted on March 14 2013

Peasants Playing Cards_Norbert vanBloemen(1670-1746)_18th centuryNorbert vanBloemen (1670-1746)

I am a bit intrigued by the glass bottle on the barrel head, it seems small for liquor and a bit big for medicine.  The context would seem to imply drink.  Ideas?

Detail: playing cards, chair, barrel, table, glass tumbler, jug, glass bottle, smoking pipe, child,window shutter

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