This is an early work, dependent in style and subject matter on the peasant interiors of Isack's elder brother Adriaen. The painting apparently had a pendant, showing an interior with an old man seated by a fireplace and a woman washing a child, when it was sold in 1777.

Key facts

Artist dates
1621 - 1649
Full title
The Interior of a Barn with Two Peasants
Date made
about 1645
Medium and support
Oil on oak
30.2 x 40.2 cm
Acquisition credit
Presented by the Misses Rachel F. and Jean I. Alexander; entered the Collection, 1972
Inventory number
Location in Gallery