Scene from low life. Flemish School. [P. 10 (L).] There is a picture in the Borghese Palace, Rome, "A Chirugical Operation," by Brouwer, which is strikingly like this in color and style. Brouwer was born at Haarlem, 1608; died at Antwerp, 1641. Pictures mostly from low life. "A Village Barber Dressing the Wounded Foot of a Peasant," is by him in the Gallery at Munich. [P. 10 (S).]
Catalogue of the Bowdoin Collection of Paintings, Bowdoin College. Brunswick: Joseph Griffin. 1870.