manner of Jan Miense Molenaer (Haarlem c.1610 – Haarlem 1668)
Oil painting on canvas, Tric-trac Players, manner of Jan Miense Molenaer (Haarlem c.1610 – Haarlem 1668), 17th century. Three men seated in an interior at a table to left on it a game board, beneath the table is a jug; lower right, armoured breastplate, helmet, rifle and pistol; crowd of figures playing cards in adjacent room seen through door on right. (surface damage)
Calke Abbey was given to the National Trust by Henry Harpur Crewe (1921-1991) and the contents, including this painting, were acquired with the aid of a grant from the National Heritage Fund, thanks to a special allocation of money from the Government, in 1984.
Calke Abbey, The Harpur Crewe Collection (acquired by the National Trust with the help of the help of the National Heritage Memorial Fund in 1984)
Makers and roles
manner of Jan Miense Molenaer (Haarlem c.1610 – Haarlem 1668), artist previously catalogued as circle of Caspar Netscher (Heidelberg 1639 – The Hague 1684), artist previously catalogued as attributed to Jan Steen (Leyden 1626 – Leyden 1679), artist Dutch School, artist