Dorfbaderstube
Adriaen Brouwer (1605-1638)

Dorfbaderstube,

um 1632/33
Material / Technology / Carrier
Eichenholz
Dimensions of the object
31,3 cm
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 11
Department
Flämische Malerei
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
561
Acquisition
1799 aus der Galerie Mannheim
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Adriaen Brouwer, Dorfbaderstube, um 1632/33, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/9pL3EdE4eb (Last updated on 09.06.2022)
Brouwer captures the expression of pain particularly well in the face of the peasant whose foot is being operated on. The tension on the surgeon’s features, seen in profile, does not bode well: Quite possibly this is a charlatan merely pretending to have some knowledge of medicine.

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