Those Who Could Walk Did; The Others Fell, Sara Troost, after Cornelis Troost, 1768

Those Who Could Walk Did; The Others Fell, Sara Troost, after Cornelis Troost, 1768

brush, h 278mm × w 368mm More details

In this final scene, the gathering has drawn to a close. The host toasts with one of his guests for the last time, while another one leans over the balustrade, vomiting. In the foreground, a drunkard is being supported by his servant, but is evidently still sufficiently awake to grope the maidservant’s bosom. The man in the coach waits impatiently on two intimately embracing gentlemen.

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