Ländliche Idylle

Ländliche Idylle

Dating
um 1735
More about this artwork
Here Boucher depicts the preparation of an evening meal at a small farmstead and uses it to portray the joys of love and the family in a rustic setting. In so doing, he picks up on the pictorial tradition of rural scenes and paintings of cattle from the seventeenth century; the young women already hint at the artist’s later pastoral paintings. This painting was one of a decorative cycle of four works, which also includes ‘Rest at a Well’ (facing, at the other end of the room).

Displayed
AP OG Saal XII
Inventory Number
BGM 2
Birth year of the artist
1703
Year the artist deceased
1770
Dimensions of the object
243 x 253,9 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Genre
Malerei
Origin
1976 als Leihgabe der Bayerischen Landesbank, München
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
François Boucher, Ländliche Idylle, um 1735, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/RQ4XXnp410 (Last updated on 12.01.2022)

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