Lesende Frau
Pieter Janssens (gen. Elinga) (1623-1682)

Lesende Frau,

um 1665/70
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Dimensions of the object
75,5 x 63,5 cm
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 19
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
284
Acquisition
1791 vom Mannheimer Kunsthändler de Vigneux erworben. - 1799 aus der Galerie Mannheim (?)
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Pieter Janssens (gen. Elinga), Lesende Frau, um 1665/70, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/ApL8Bzg4N2 (Last updated on 25.05.2022)
The tidy parlour, in which a woman sits, facing away from the viewer and absorbed in her book, exudes tranquillity, contemplation, and harmony. This impression is further heightened by the subdued light falling through the closed shutters.

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