The Peasant and the Lord

Peasant
Peasant
Placement in the painting
Nationalmuseet

A shabbily dressed peasant with a basket full of eggs hands a petition to a nobleman in a red dress and triangular hat. On the letter is written in Danish: »Eder(s) Vel(baarenhed) Naadige Herre«. — i.e. your honour graceful lord.

The text below the scene is illegible.