CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide

Jacob Jordaens, The King Drinks!

Exhibition: 1 April - 30 June 2012

Jordaens, one of the major Flemish Baroque painters, earned fame for his large-scale commissions. This painting, an important addition to the Museum’s growing holdings of masterpieces from the Netherlands, depicts the Feast of Epiphany, held on the twelfth night of Christmas in commemoration of the Adoration of the Magi. The celebration includes much food, wine, and merriment shared within the extended family.