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1 of 2 Berthi Smith-Sanders | Berthi's Weblog. The old kantwerkster. Posted 04-07-2014 by Berthi Smith-Sanders. Nicolaes Maes (1634-1693) was one of Rembrandt's pupils. From 1654 Nicolaes Maes focused on domestic scenes with one or two figures. Bobbin lace income women, women spinning, apple different girls and maids as 'eavesdropping' are the subjects of his paintings from this period. (see more of description on 2 of 2, a detail of this picture). translated from Dutch with Google…

"Harlequin as Lacemaker" 1730 -by Giovanni Domenico Ferretti Location- The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art Florida USA