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Before the entrance to a cafe during Carnival, a tryst is arranged. The man with the keys is a vendor of theater boxes and the gentleman invites the lady, who wears the bauta or half-mask with a lace veil and tricorn hat.

Credit: Gift of Samuel H. Kress, 1936...

Oil on canvas
61.0 x 49.5cm
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Permanent collection