Pieter Cornelisz van der Morsch
Frans Hals - 1616
790 x 1000 • 128 KB
This painting was once identified as a portrait of a herring merchant. But it represents the municipal beadle of Leyden in the role of Piero, the buffoon, which he played as a member of the Leyden group of strolling players.
Owner/Location: Carnegie Museum of Art - Pittsburgh, PA  (United States - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
Dates: 1616
Artist age:Approximately 34 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 88 cm (34.65 in.), Width: 69 cm (27.17 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member laure9 on 04 January 2009.
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