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Maker(s):Muller, Jan
Culture:Dutch (1571-1628)
Title:Belshazzar's Feast
Date Made:ca. 1600
Place Made:Europe; Netherlands
Measurements:Mat: 22 1/8 in x 28 1/4 in; 56.2 cm x 71.8 cm; Sheet/Image: 13 3/16 in x 15 3/8 in; 33.5 cm x 39.1 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1965.6.K.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Cohn (Marjorie Benedict, Class of 1960) in Honor of Professor Emeritus Henry Rox, June 1, 1965.
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

In a dark room illuminated by an ornate chandelier is a long banquet table surrounded by richly dressed guests with several servants or wait staff scattered around the room. Belshazzar sits on an ornate stool nearest the viewer and looks at the far wall where a hand appears out of smoke and writes on the wall.

eating; domestic space

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