The fish market
The fish market
by Joachim Beuckelaer (around 1530-1573)

Strasbourg Musée des Beaux-Arts © Bridgeman Giraudon

Born in Antwerp, Beuckelaer will be living in a prosperous economy
in which the sea trade occupies the first place.
Fish markets were to be one of his main sources of inspiration.
As can be observed, carp, herring and cod have been represented by the painter.