Brouwer was born in Oudenaarde. He may have been a pupil of Frans Hals in Haarlem during the period 1620-1; from 1631 he worked in Antwerp. He painted some landscapes but is better known for his genre scenes.
1606? - 1638
Paintings by Adriaen Brouwer
We are in a dingy tavern with a small gathering of drinkers and smokers squatting on low wooden stools and chairs. The focus of their attention – and ours – is the tussle going on between a man and a young woman on the left-hand side of the painting.The depiction is unusually lewd. The man, his t...
Adriaen Brouwer worked in Antwerp from 1631. This painting used to be attributed to him, but is now believed to be by another, somewhat clumsier hand – perhaps one of his apprentices imitating his style. The picture is similar to those usually depicted by Brouwer: humorous everyday scenes of peas...
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