Master of the Female Half-Lengths: Three women making music (1530-1540)

(Castle Rohrau, Rohrau, Austria)

The 'Master of the Female Half-Lengths' is a name which is used for an unknown painter (or a group of painters) who was active in the first half of the 16th century in the Southern part of the Netherlands. This painting is a typical work of this master. The three ladies are playing a love-song by the French poet Clément Marot. Painting from 1530-1540.