Würfelnde Soldaten in einer Schenke
Adriaen Brouwer (1605-1638)

Würfelnde Soldaten in einer Schenke,

um 1636/38
Material / Technology / Carrier
Eichenholz
Dimensions of the object
35,8 x 47,3 cm
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 11
Department
Flämische Malerei
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
242
Acquisition
Aus der Kurfürstlichen Galerie München
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Adriaen Brouwer, Würfelnde Soldaten in einer Schenke, um 1636/38, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/jWLpZZy4KY (Last updated on 23.05.2022)
During the Thirty Years’ War marauding soldiers were a rabble to be reckoned with. Here, the well-dressed young man surrounded by dubious characters also hints at a rigged game so widely practiced by soldiers, as tension lurks in the air.

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