Das Tischgebet der Spinnerin
Gerard Dou (1613-1675)

Das Tischgebet der Spinnerin,

um 1645
Material / Technology / Carrier
Eichenholz
Dimensions of the object
27,7 cm
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 22
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
588
Acquisition
1799 aus der Galerie Mannheim
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Gerard Dou, Das Tischgebet der Spinnerin, um 1645, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/8eGVjDoGWQ (Last updated on 25.05.2022)
Dou, a pupil of Rembrandt and a leading representative of the Leiden fijnschilders (literally “fine painters”) knew how to depict apparent reality deceptively well in his small-format genre paintings, executed with the greatest meticulousness, using extremely delicate brushstrokes, subtle nuances of colour, and exceptionally precise lighting.

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