Die Rübenputzerin
Jean-Baptiste Siméon Chardin (1699-1779)

Die Rübenputzerin,

um 1738
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Dimensions of the object
46,2 x 37 cm
Displayed
AP OG Saal XIIa
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
1090
Acquisition
1799 aus der Galerie Zweibrücken
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Jean-Baptiste Siméon Chardin, Die Rübenputzerin, um 1738, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/Y0GRlM7xRX (Last updated on 25.08.2022)
A kitchen maid pauses for a moment while peeling and daydreams. Chardin picks up on seventeenth-century Netherlandish kitchen scenes here but refrains from making any obviously moral statement. His intricate painterly style gives the objects an unusual life of their own.

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