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A party with music and actors entertaining the company. Oil painting attributed to Hendrick Goovaerts, ca. 1710.

Goovaerts, Hendrick, 1669-1720.

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A party in a grand palace, in which the entertainers parody the antics of Italian medicine vendors to amuse the company



Physical description

1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 66.5 x 83 cm


Wellcome Library no. 45038i

Creator/production credits

Similar to the style of Hendrick Goovaerts or Govaerts (Malines 1669-Antwerp 1720), and possibly by him. A picture of a similar subject by George van der Mijn (signed and dated "G. Van der Myn 1759") was offered for sale at Christie's South Kensington, 11 July 2008, lot 172: George van der Mijn (ca. 1726-1763) was the son of the painter Herman van der Mijn, and pursued his career in Amsterdam


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