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The fair at Poggio a Cajano
 
18th Century
Giuseppe CRESPI
The fair at Poggio a Cajano
[Fiera di Poggio a Cajano]
1709
Oil on canvas
116.7 x 196.3 cm  [HxW]
Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze
 

Crespi was a highly respected painter of everyday life. This painting of a market was commissioned by his Medici patron. The Prince’s fool pokes fun at a local priest while an industrious crowd trades cattle and wares. Court personalities and people from different classes are depicted in the crowd.

 
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