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An operator extracting a tooth. Oil painting after A. Brouwer.

  • Brouwer, Adriaen, 1605 or 1606-1638.
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Description

The man seated on a round stool on the left holds a pair of pincers containing a tooth. It replaces the knife held by the equivalent man in the painting on which the present painting is based. The man seated opposite holds a hat, while in the original version he prepares to draw a sword from its sheath

Physical description

1 painting : oil on wood ; wood 25.5 x 31.5 cm

Creator/production credits

Adaptation of part of a painting of peasants brawling, by or attributed to Adriaen Brouwer in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich. It was reproduced in the 19th century in two prints showing the composition in the same direction as the present painting (Scholz, op. cit., nos. 224 and 259)

References note

Horst Scholz, Brouwer invenit: druckgraphische Reproduktionen des 17.-19. Jahrhunderts nach Gemälden und Zeichnungen Adriaen Brouwers, Marburg 1985

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 44633i


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