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The Fortune Teller

c. 1648-1652
Jan Steen, Dutch (active Leiden, Haarlem, and The Hague), 1626 - 1679
Gypsies were an itinerant people who were stereotyped as vagrants and petty thieves. In this painting, a gullible couple has their fortune told while a small child, undoubtedly the gypsy's accomplice, picks the man's pocket....

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