Die "Rederijker"
Jan Steen (1626-1679)

Die "Rederijker",

1664/66
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Dimensions of the object
69,5 x 65,5 cm
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 22
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
5277
Acquisition
1799 aus der Galerie Zweibrücken
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Jan Steen, Die "Rederijker", 1664/66, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/01G1E5yGkE (Last updated on 25.05.2022)
Rederijkers, generally middle-class members of literary circles, performed plays and organised writing competitions that, although popular, were likewise mocked for their dilettantism and pompousness. The artist has included himself on the right in the form of a wise jester, raising his glass to the viewer.

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