Die kranke Ziege
Karel Dujardin (1626-1678)

Die kranke Ziege,

um 1660/63
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Dimensions of the object
84,5 x 73 cm
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 23
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
291
Acquisition
1799 aus der Galerie Mannheim
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Karel Dujardin, Die kranke Ziege, um 1660/63, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/k2xnEWA4Pd (Last updated on 25.05.2022)
The title of the picture, conceived in the 19th century, conceals the work’s true meaning. The cooing doves and the shepherd’s bagpipes are symbols of love and carnal desire. The subject is the idyllic, openly amorous life of shepherds, which could also be seen in contemporary plays at that time.

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