Dorfchirurg (Das Gefühl)
Adriaen Brouwer (1605-1638)

Dorfchirurg (Das Gefühl),

1625 - 1638
Material / Technology / Carrier
Eichenholz
Dimensions of the object
23,6 cm
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 11
Department
Flämische Malerei
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
581
Acquisition
1799 aus der Galerie Mannheim
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Adriaen Brouwer, Dorfchirurg (Das Gefühl), 1625 - 1638, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/ZMLJYr2xJv (Last updated on 23.05.2022)
The viewer’s attention is focussed on the treatment of the wound through the proximity of the patient’s, doctor’s, and onlooker’s heads. Using just a few simple lines Brouwer conveys the patient’s physical pain and the surgeon’s tenseness.

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