Painter/Artist: Adrian Brouwer

Flemish School. Probably pupil of Hals. Painter of small tavern scenes, of which there are numerous examples in European galleries.

LONDON, WALLACE COLLECTION

A BOOR ASLEEP Seated facing us on a stool beside a table on which his left elbow rests, the head thrown back against a partition of boards. The legs wide apart.

“By far the finest example of this rare master I know.” (Waagen.)