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The Misers, 1548-1551

Oil on panel
46 1/2 × 38 3/5 in
118 × 98 cm
location
London, Edinburgh, Windsor
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The scene shows two men with faces contorted in concentration and greed. The man on the right …

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The scene shows two men with faces contorted in concentration and greed. The man on the right points at a ledger, which is being filled in by his colleague on the left. The wealth of both men is suggested by their rich, albeit anachronistic, clothing. The exchange rates in the ledger are written in French. These give …

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About the work
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Royal Collection Trust
London, Edinburgh, +1 more
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The scene shows two men with faces contorted in concentration and greed. The man on the right …

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The scene shows two men with faces contorted in concentration and greed. The man on the right points at a ledger, which is being filled in by his colleague on the left. The wealth of both men is suggested by their rich, albeit anachronistic, clothing. The exchange rates in the ledger are written in French. These give …

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Medium
Painting
Image rights
Royal Collection Trust / © HM Queen Elizabeth II

The Misers, 1548-1551

Oil on panel
46 1/2 × 38 3/5 in
118 × 98 cm
location
London, Edinburgh, Windsor
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