Der Zecher
Hendrick ter Brugghen (1588-1629)

Der Zecher,

1627
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Dimensions of the object
71,3 x 60 cm
Displayed
Not on display
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
4845
Acquisition
Aus der Kurfürstlichen Galerie München
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Hendrick ter Brugghen, Der Zecher, 1627, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/8eGVD2rxWQ (Last updated on 23.06.2022)
While in Rome, the Utrecht artist learned to paint lively, life-sized, half-length figures in the style of Caravaggio that directly impact the viewer. He combined these with Dutch stylistic elements, as seen in the theatrical, fanciful presentation and the figures’ rowdy nature.

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