This picture was probably painted in the early 1650s, when Steen was living in The Hague. Steen is gently mocking the old woman who peers through the spectacles offered to her by the itinerant pedlar. This painting had a companion piece showing a fortune
Product Code NG2556
artist Jan Steen
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A Pedlar selling Spectacles outside a Cottage

Jan Steen

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