Girl by a High Chair

An anonymous girl aged about three is posing next to a high chair. She is beautifully dressed and is wearing a garland of flowers on her head, gold chains and bracelets, and a gold rattle with rock crystal. The parents of this toddler were obviously well-to-do. Flinck painted with the broad, free brushstrokes he had learned from his master Rembrandt. But he painted the child’s face in great detail…