Reverse Side of a Painting (circa. 1670) by Cornelius Gijbrechts

cornelius gijbrechts reverse side of as painting

This type of still life painting was known in 17th century Holland as a “betriegertje” or little trickster — the vehicle for playing a practical joke.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornelis_Norbertus_Gysbrechts

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