Raucherszene (Der Geschmack)
Adriaen Brouwer (1605-1638)

Raucherszene (Der Geschmack),

1625 - 1638
Material / Technology / Carrier
Eichenholz
Dimensions of the object
23,7 x 20,5 cm
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 11
Department
Flämische Malerei
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
626
Acquisition
Aus der Kurfürstlichen Galerie München
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Adriaen Brouwer, Raucherszene (Der Geschmack), 1625 - 1638, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/53470lqx9e (Last updated on 23.05.2022)
The painting technique Brouwer uses to capture scenes is both informal and precise at the same time. Here, a smoker is concentrating hard on lighting his pipe with a taper—almost becoming cross-eyed. The hollow cheeks illustrate the first deep draw of breath.

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