Silent Companions by Adriaen Brouwer

A lantern-jawed peasant sits on a low rush-bottomed chair holding a church-warden pipe to his mouth while on another chair is a second man, his back towards us and his shoulders hunched.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
16 x 89 cm
Art Fund grant:
£325 ( Total: £325)
Acquired in:
1927
Vendor:
Bernard Houthakker

They are before an open fire, beyond which the interior is very dark.

Venue details

Scottish National Gallery The Mound, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH2 2EL 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

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