A Performance of a Farce on a Flemish Fair - Kermesse

Pieter Balten (1525-1584)

1540-1584

Location: Amsterdam - Netherlands - Theater Instituut Nederland

It concerns the implementation of the farce ‘A cluyte of Plaeyerwater or of the man who took out water on a fete‘. The Peddler on the scene carries a similar basket as “the Peddler” by Jheronymus Bosch.

Lent by the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.

A similar composition of Pieter Balten can be seen at De Jonckheere in Paris

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