Pear Tree Gallery

The Dissolute Househols
by Jan Steen
 
1668
 
A curtained bed occupies one corner. Is this a bedroom being used as a living room, or a living room serving as a bedroom? There was not yet a clear division of the two. There is also a large cupboard, leather-upholstered frame chairs, and a trestle table covered with a carpet. A fire blazes in the adjoining room: the kitchen?