Der Vogelkäfig (Les amours du bocage)
Nicolas Lancret (1690-1743)

Der Vogelkäfig (Les amours du bocage),

um 1735
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Dimensions of the object
43,9 x 48 cm
Displayed
AP OG Saal XIIa
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
HUW 4
Acquisition
Dauerleihgabe der Sammlung HypoVereinsbank, Member of UniCredit. - 1966 erworben durch die Bayerische Hypotheken-und Wechsel-Bank
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Nicolas Lancret, Der Vogelkäfig (Les amours du bocage), um 1735, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/o5xrD9kG7X (Last updated on 25.08.2022)
An amorous couple and a young shepherdess are looking at a bird in a cage—imprisoned and yet happy—which can be seen as a symbol for lovers. This picture comes from the collection of King Frederic II of Prussia, which included a large number of such paintings called fêtes galantes.

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