Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Brigands
  • Pieter van Laer
    1599–1642
    born: Haarlem, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; died: Haarlem, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; active: Italy
  • Brigands, 1630–1635?
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 48.9 x 39.9 cm
    Canvas/Support: 19 1/4 x 15 11/16 in
    Frame Dimensions: 25 1/2 x 22 1/4 x 2 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1951.0071
Description

Group of six figures: standing, sitting, and laying flat on the ground. All figures are wearing hats. There is a short, stone structure on the right side. There are clouds, a river and a hill in the background.