Der eingeschlafene Wirt (Phlegmaticus)
Adriaen Brouwer (1605-1638)

Der eingeschlafene Wirt (Phlegmaticus),

um 1633
Material / Technology / Carrier
Kupfer
Dimensions of the object
31 x 24 cm
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 11
Department
Flämische Malerei
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
2014
Acquisition
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 13.01.2023)
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.

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