Staveren, van, Jan A., “Boy with birdcage”

Staveren, van, Jan A., “Boy with birdcage”

Leiden 1613/14 – 1669

Boy with birdcage

Panel
Dated 1666-69
44,5 x 36,5 cm
Inv.nr. 107-1946, Cat. nr.154

Influenced by Gerard Dou and F. van Mieris. The birdcage is common in the 17th c. iconography of Love. Perhaps the boy is a kind of Cupid.

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