|Interior with Figures in a Picture Gallery, |
ca. 1670, Gonzales Coques
|Dinner of Artists, Gonzales Coques|
Notice that the tiny dogs frolicking in the foreground of the two lower paintings are identical.
|A Sculptor, Gonzales Coques|
|Some records indicate that Coques' apprenticeship lasted as long as fifteen years (1626-41).|
|Coques produced at least three sets of this series. They may be found today in the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp; in the Brukenthal National Museum in Sibiu, Romania; and the National Gallery in London.|
|A postage stamp commemorating |
Gonzales Coques. If the image
is intended as a portrait, I could
find no reference to his ever
having played the violin.