Adriaen Brouwer (1605-1638)

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Author name: Adriaen Brouwer .
(1605, Oudenaarde, Belgium -1638, Antwerp, Belgium). was a Flemish genre painter active in Flanders and the Dutch Republic in the seventeenth century. At a young age Brouwer moved to Haarlem and stayed until 1631, when he moved back to Antwerp in the Spanish Netherlands. His works are typically detailed and small, and often adopt themes of debauchery, drunkenness and foolishness in order to explore human emotions, expressions and responses.