Another moneylender

The moneychanger and his wife (1539)
Marinus van Reymerswaele (c.1490–c.1546)
Museo del Prado (Madrid). Font: Wikimedia Commons

We continue counting money! Another moneylender is the guest star in a Flemish painting. Here, the wifer of the moneychanger looks up from the book to see how her husband counts the silver and gold coins. Is he counting how many coins are needed to pay the Greek, Portuguese and Spanish bill?

Location: Museo del Prado in Madrid (map)

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