Buffoon with a Lute

Frans HalsFirst half of the 17th century

Rmn-Grand Palais

Rmn-Grand Palais
Paris, France, France

This work echoes the artist's Caravaggisti period, where he illuminated his use of color. The character's costume evokes the 16th Century world of theater. The painting may also contain an allegory of hearing or vanity.


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