The Rotterdam born artist Buytewech was also known as 'Witty Willem'. His paintings are happy and witty scenes, which could be explained as moralistic indictments of sinful and worldly pleasures. The frivolous men indulge in all that God has forbidden: alcohol, tobacco and gambling.
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|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Width 68 cm
Height 49.3 cm
Willem Pietersz. Buytewech
Vroegere toeschrijving: Dirck Hals
|Accession number||1103 (OK)|
|Credits||Schenking / Donation: A.C. Mees 1919|
|Age artist||Between 25 and 29 years old|
The Collection Enriched (2011)
De kunst van het lachen - Humor in de Gouden Eeuw (2017)
80 Jaar Oorlog (2018)
|Geographical origin||Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|