Der eingeschlafene Wirt (Phlegmaticus)

Der eingeschlafene Wirt (Phlegmaticus)

Dating
um 1633
More about this artwork
The corpulent man with the jug and walking staff symbolises pub-goers who do nothing but drink and laze around. As such, he stands for the depraved behaviour that the other revellers also embody. They are no better than the pigs that are eating up the vomit.
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 11
Inventory Number
2014
Birth year of the artist
1605
Year the artist deceased
1638
Dimensions of the object
31 x 24 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Kupfer
Genre
Malerei
Department
Flämische Malerei
Origin
Aus der Kurfürstlichen Galerie München
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Adriaen Brouwer, Der eingeschlafene Wirt (Phlegmaticus), um 1633, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/RQ4XJe9L10 (Last updated on 23.05.2022)

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