Ein Knabe floht seinen Hund

Ein Knabe floht seinen Hund

More about this artwork
The boy, dressed for school, is avidly picking the fleas off the animal’s coat, not paying any attention to the exercise books that lie next to him. His perseverance is symbolic of domestic cleanliness and care while warning at the same time of idleness.
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 19
Inventory Number
589
Birth year of the artist
1617
Year the artist deceased
1681
Dimensions of the object
35,5 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand auf Holz
Genre
Malerei
Origin
1799 aus der Galerie Mannheim
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Gerard ter Borch d. J., Ein Knabe floht seinen Hund, um 1655, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/jWLpOZ6xKY (Last updated on 25.05.2022)

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