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A Merry Company  1644

by Jacob Jordaens I

While enjoying the pleasant weather outside a tavern, this rowdy group of merrymakers finds added delight in wine, song, and women. Seated at the center of the table, a woman clutching her glass shrinks from the brazen advances of a drunken man. On the left, a man throws his arms in the air, abandoning himself to song and capturing the attention of a dog whose paws rest in...
21.9 x 23.8 cm
Watercolor over black chalk, heightened with white gouache
Courtesy of The Getty