Requires Photography

Kitchen Scene with a Maid Drawing Poultry, and the Parable of the rich Man and the Poor Lazarus (from the series Kitchen and Market Scenes with Biblical Scenes in the Background, 3rd of 5 plates)

Fish and Vegetable Shop

about 1603
Jacob Matham (Netherlandish, 1571–1631), After Pieter Aertsen (Dutch, 1507/8–1575)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 166; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 321; Widerkehr (New Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish) 162


Platemark: 24.2 × 33.5 cm (9 1/2 × 13 3/16 in.) Sheet: 25.5 × 34.1 cm (10 1/16 × 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Signed in plate, in margin lower left: Cum privil. Sa. Cæ. M.; lower right: Maetham fecit et excud.


Watermark (not identified); recto, in graphite lower right: 39.; verso, in graphite: 56; B.III.171.166 I; One of 5 Peasant subjects/with Biblical Scenes/in the background; after Pierre Aertsens (Langepier); MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 59.665


By 1959, P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd., (dealer), London; October 8, 1959, sold by P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd. to the MFA for £4.

Credit Line

Francis Jay Underhill Fund