Rast am Wege
Christoph Paudiß (1625-1666)

Rast am Wege,

1663
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Dimensions of the object
160,5 x 238 cm
Displayed
AP OG Saal IX
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
5122
Acquisition
1802 als Säkularisationsgut aus der Residenz Freising
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Christoph Paudiß, Rast am Wege, 1663, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/jpxepnV4J7 (Last updated on 10.01.2022)
These genre scenes, both of equal size and with a silvery-grey colouring, in unusually large formats are notable for their combination of a fluid, thinly applied painterly style with areas of intricately executed detailing that is characteristic of Paudiß. Like the exhausted peasant and his wife, who are resting on their way to market, the peasant’s wife holds her foot in pain from the strenuous journey, the massive thistle on the left is a biblical symbol of hardship and worry on earth.

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