Musikalische Unterhaltung
Caspar Netscher (1635-1684)

Musikalische Unterhaltung,

1665
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Dimensions of the object
52,3 cm
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 22
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
618
Acquisition
1799 aus der Galerie Mannheim
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Caspar Netscher, Musikalische Unterhaltung, 1665, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/o5xrQAb47X (Last updated on 25.05.2022)
“Music is the food of love,” as the saying goes—a topic found in many symbolic pictures of the early modern era. Apart from the intense gaze between the singer and the lady standing, the putti in the gilded frame also refer to the scene’s amorous subject.

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