Bauernquartett
Adriaen Brouwer (1605-1638)

Bauernquartett,

1625 - 1638
Material / Technology / Carrier
Eichenholz
Dimensions of the object
43 x 57,3 cm
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 11
Department
Flämische Malerei
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
109
Acquisition
Aus der Kurfürstlichen Galerie München
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Adriaen Brouwer, Bauernquartett, 1625 - 1638, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/RQ4XJNzL10 (Last updated on 23.05.2022)
The pipes and beer jugs as well as the sleeping dog suggest idleness and an indulgence in earthly delights. The older child standing behind the barrel, greedily slurping his porridge out of a bowl, highlights the poor example the adults are setting.

You may also be interested in the following works of art: