Der verweigerte Brief

Der verweigerte Brief

More about this artwork
The writing, receiving, and reading of letters— mostly amorous—was a popular motif in Dutch genre painting. That the lady virtuously declines to accept this letter is revealed by the washbowl, jug, brush, and comb, which stand for cleanliness and purity.
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 19
Inventory Number
206
Birth year of the artist
1617
Year the artist deceased
1681
Dimensions of the object
55,9 x 46,5 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Eichenholz
Genre
Malerei
Origin
Aus der Kurfürstlichen Galerie München
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Gerard ter Borch d. J., Der verweigerte Brief, um 1655/58, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/A9xlyMzLWv (Last updated on 25.05.2022)

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