Die Klagen der Uhr (La vertu chancelante)
Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725-1805)

Die Klagen der Uhr (La vertu chancelante),

um 1775
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Dimensions of the object
79,3 x 61 cm
Displayed
Not on display
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
HUW 3
Acquisition
Dauerleihgabe der HypoVereinsbank, Member of UniCredit. - 1966 erworben durch die Bayerische Hypotheken-und Wechsel-Bank
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Jean-Baptiste Greuze, Die Klagen der Uhr (La vertu chancelante), um 1775, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/XR4MQj84Q1 (Last updated on 25.08.2022)
A young girl is sitting in her attic room in the morning with tears in her eyes and a watch in her hand. She is probably crying over losing her lover—and her innocence. Greuze was held in high esteem in his day for moralising depictions of this kind.

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