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I'm pretty sure that "picaresque" is an error for "picturesque". --Wetman 06:08, 26 September 2006 (UTC)

"Peasants Brawling over Cards" by Adriaen Brouwer
I'm not so sure. Brouwer's paintings do not conform to my idea of picturesqueness. Let's hope that User:CARAVAGGISTI will explain his meaning. --Ghirla -трёп- 07:21, 26 September 2006 (UTC)

- no it isn't. try a dictionary Johnbod 23:39, 18 November 2006 (UTC)

Picaresque refers to a "low-life" thematic, often with pathetic life-story. It became a "thing" among wealthy patrons of the time to buy paintings of the homeless, vagrants, and slum-dwellers. CARAVAGGISTI 04:00, 19 November 2006 (UTC)

- [COD] says refers to "life of rogues" from the Spanish, which I think i prefer Johnbod 04:16, 19 November 2006 (UTC)