Tray

Earthenware tray depicting a scene of people dancing

Tray
Rouen, ca. 1740−50
Faience (tin-glazed earthenware)
H. 17 7/8 in. (45.5 cm), W. 20 1/4 (51.4 cm)
Cat. 45
© The Frick Collection

 

The quality of the painting and the varied types of decoration that developed in Rouen during the first half of the eighteenth century are further exemplified by this tray featuring a peasant scene in the manner of the seventeenth-century Flemish painter David Teniers the Younger.