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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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Title Merry Company
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Width 68 cm
Height 49,3 cm
Artists Schilder: Willem Pietersz. Buytewech
Vroegere toeschrijving: Dirck Hals
Accession number 1103 (OK)
Credits Schenking / Donation: A.C. Mees 1919
Department Old Masters
Acquisition date 1919
Creation date in circa 1620
Age artist Between 25 and 29 years old
Research Alma
Geographical origin Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

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Willem Pietersz. Buytewech

Rotterdam 1591/1592 - Rotterdam 1624

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