Kartenspielende Offiziere
Willem Cornelisz. Duyster (1599-1635)

Kartenspielende Offiziere,

1630/1635
Material / Technology / Carrier
Eichenholz
Dimensions of the object
36 x 44 cm
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 19
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
302
Acquisition
1799 aus der Galerie Zweibrücken
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Willem Cornelisz. Duyster, Kartenspielende Offiziere, 1630/1635, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/7yxYpDP4Ym (Last updated on 25.05.2022)
While one of the soldiers playing cards concentrates on his hand, the other player, hiding his right hand behind his back, looks out of the painting and catches the viewer’s attention. The depiction is a warning to be attentive and not to push one’s luck.

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