First the violinist stood in the sea. By swell up to his chin, he made music. He moved to the Opera building in Amsterdam where he remaines until his chin in the floor tiles. By placing the violinist came the opening up of the marble floor initially the necessary resistance.
The image is a face with high cheekbones pronounced, with a familiar face : it is a portrait of Prince Claus von Amsberg, the late husband of our queen Beatrix.
The artist is anonymous but it is now known that it is a physician from Amsterdam and in his spare time an artist.