The Peasant Paying his ReckoningArtist(s)Adriaen Jansz van OstadeArtist NationalityDutch (culture or style)Object Creation Datecirca 1647-1653Medium & Supportetching, engraving and drypoint on paperDimensions
4 in x 3 ⅜ in (10.16 cm x 8.57 cm);19 3/10 in x 14 ¼ in (49.05 cm x 36.2 cm)Credit LineGift of Carl Fredric ClarkeLabel copy
Ostade was a Haarlem painter and etcher of peasant scenes. In this print a peasant is shown paying his bill to the innkeeper, so identified by the keys hanging from her belt. Other customers converse, drink, or smoke. Above the fireplace are a spinner's winder and a lantern.Primary Object ClassificationPrintCollection AreaWesternRights
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