Schlafendes Mädchen
Jan Baptist Weenix (1621-1661)

Schlafendes Mädchen,

1656
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Dimensions of the object
65,9 x 54,1 cm
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 16
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
869
Acquisition
1806 aus der Galerie Düsseldorf
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Jan Baptist Weenix, Schlafendes Mädchen, 1656, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/wE4K6BBGZ5 (Last updated on 25.05.2022)
The viewer’s attention is drawn to the bare-breasted young girl sleeping in the shade of a classical architectural setting. Her sweet idleness—dolce far niente—is in keeping with the fanciful image, far removed from reality, which the Dutch had of daily life in Italy.

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