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Maker(s):Ostade, Adriaen van
Culture:Dutch (1610-1685)
Title:The Breakfast (Le gourmet en compagnie)
Date Made:ca. 1650
Materials:etching on laid paper
Place Made:Europe; Netherlands
Measurements:Sheet: 8 1/2 in x 10 3/16 in; 21.6 cm x 25.9 cm; Image: 7 7/8 in x 10 1/16 in; 20 cm x 25.6 cm
Narrative Inscription:  signed "Av Ostade" in plate l.l.; "Securæ reddamus tempora mensæ venit post multos una serena dies - Tibull." bottom center
Accession Number:  AC 2016.14
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. K. Frank Austen (Class of 1950) and Joycelyn C. Austen
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

Label Text:
Translation of Latin text from the elligies of the Roman poet Tibullus: We spend time for an untroubled table. After a lengthy wait, a fair day comes.

eating; genre scenes; peasants; interiors; dogs; animals; men; women; windows; folk costume; furniture

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