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Willem Duyster: 'Two Men playing Tric-trac, with a Woman scoring'

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The men are playing tric-trac (a form of backgammon), and a woman is scoring on the side of the board with a piece of chalk. It is not clear whether this is a simple scene from everyday life, or a representation of gambling as a symbol of idleness and mortality. There is a similar painting by Duyster of tric-trac players in Amsterdam (Rijksmuseum).

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