Jordaens painted several versions of this theme. This work probably illustrates the old moralizing Latin proverb "none resembles the fool more than the drunkard".
A custom associated with "Twelfth Night" consisted of baking a cake containing a single bean. The guest who found the bean was "king" and could choose a woman for himself and others to be his "ministers" in a night of celebration.
EYE Openers (clinical images and case-oriented pointers).
Video - "Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders" by Dr. X. Acting Director of the National Institute of Alcohol, Alcoholism in Bethesda, Maryland.