PIETER BREUGHEL, FARMERS' WEDDING:
The Tourist in the red shirt kept setting off the Museums alarm system as he insisted on getting
too close to the large Breughel which hung on the end wall. 'What the Fuck is this ?!' he gruffed
in the loud, obnoxious voice of the embarrassed ego, (by which comment he meant the alarm
and not the painting, but because of which he had to then find comment about the painting.)
Hey the guy has three legs ! Look at that Doris. His wife who by this time had managed to
quietly get to the other side of the room, was forced to return.
Look at what?
This guy in the ballet tights, carrying the chip dip or soup or whatever. Look, he's got three
Several eyes in the room turned discretely to investigate this time. Yes, it did appear that a front
figure had three legs. And in the rest of the painting the observers began noticing...
FOR PURPOSES OF IDENTIFICATION ONLY !!
28 hands, or is it 29 ?
15 bowls of soup or chipdip or whatever
1 or 2 children
7 red hats
5 green hats
7 black hats, or is it more ?
2 feathers in hats, 1 peacock, 1 peasant ?
3 animal tails, 2 on the bagpipes, 1 on a hat
1 spoon in a hat
1 white apron
2 red shirts
2 sheaves of grain on a rake on the wall
1 white table cloth
1 large green banner with a decoration
1 bulletin board of some sort ?
and how many people all together ? Lets see...
WHICH IS MORE BEAUTIFUL, A FADED ORIGINAL OR A FULL COLOUR
IS IT MORE WORTHWHILE TO COVER UP OR TO UNCOVER THE TRUTH ?
KEEP SEARCHING FOR THE BREUGHEL !!