A private concert at night: people around a table are playing music, embracing and singing. Engraving after J. Leclerc.
- Leclerc, Jean, approximately 1586-1633.
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Two musicians are playing instruments: a lute (centre foreground) and a violin (right). Three men and a couple hold the song sheet printed with musical notation. The youngest of them, who was holding the sheet music for the lutenist, turns away from the party with an expression of revelation; the song-sheet is engraved with music and the words "Amour qui me ment nuict et". The man embracing a woman can be interpreted as the prodigal son. In the foreground are two bottles in a wine-cooler
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