Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

The Musicians
  • Theodor Rombouts
    born: Antwerp, Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium) ; died: Antwerp, Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium)
  • The Musicians, circa 1616–1625
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 200 x 121.3 cm
    Canvas/Support: 78 3/4 x 47 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase
  • On view: Stewart Gallery, 406, E2
  • 1950.0068
Label Text

Two standing figures on a shallow ledge. Male plays stringed instrument and wears a hat with multicolored feather He wears blue and orange with a red cape. Female holds songbook and wears a red dress with a blue apron and stripped fabric wrapped around her head. A stringed instrument and three books lay at their feet. Blue drapery crosses from top center to center right.