Schlägerei in einer Schenke

Schlägerei in einer Schenke

Artist
Jan Steen
Dating
1664
More about this artwork
The translation of the note over the fireplace reveals the didactic intention of the painter, who also ran a brewery and a tavern. He admonishes against quarrelling brought about by gambling and addiction to alcohol: “Drink devours all sense, as many authors write.”
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 22
Inventory Number
276
Birth year of the artist
1626
Year the artist deceased
1679
Dimensions of the object
67,7 x 80,3 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Genre
Malerei
Origin
1799 aus der Galerie Zweibrücken
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Jan Steen, Schlägerei in einer Schenke, 1664, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/ma4dk2ZGrO (Last updated on 25.05.2022)

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