Monday, January 6, 2020

The Twelfth Night waffles of Dutch painter Jan Steen

Instead of a Twelfth Night Cake, waffles were among the holiday's foods in the 17th century, painted by Jan Steen (1626-1679). Click on picture to enlarge

A Twelfth Night Feast: 'The King drinks' c.1661 Royal Collection Trust Kew Palace HERE
 Jumping over the 3 kings

Twelfth-Night Feast. 1662 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  HERE

The King

The Twelfth Night Feast 1670s  Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  HERE

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