Interior with a Woman Feeding a Parrot, Known as ‘The Parrot Cage’, Jan Havicksz. Steen, c. 1660 - c. 1670

Interior with a Woman Feeding a Parrot, Known as ‘The Parrot Cage’, Jan Havicksz. Steen, c. 1660 - c. 1670

oil on canvas on panel, h 50cm × w 40cm. More details

The wealth of motifs and humorous vignettes in Jan Steen’s paintings often overshadow his great artistic flair. Steen’s mastery lies both in his subtle colour combinations and in his rendering of different kinds of textures. The colour scheme of this painting is fairly drab and grey: only the clothing of the woman in the middle is rendered in delicate shades of violet and green.

On display in Eregalerij Jan Havicksz. Steen

Collections with this work

RijksStudio

yvonne klop added this work to Spelende Kinderen Children Playing

April 24 2015 - 30 works

yvonne klop added this work to Vlechten Braids

April 24 2015 - 131 works

A. van Heiningen added this work to De 17e eeuw

April 24 2015 - 13 works

Make your own creations with this work