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Gabriel Metsu: 'Two Men with a Sleeping Woman'

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An inn-keeper's slate, playing cards and a pipe are among the objects on the table. The setting is probably a tavern. The sleeping woman, the innkeeper's wife or a serving maid, has been drinking and smoking. Female drunkenness was a subject of both amusement and moral admonition in 17th-century Dutch genre


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