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The Drunken Friar, (painting)

Artist:
Unknown
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 43
A Dusseldorf Artist. This worthy brother having been sent to the wine cellar to replenish a decanter, is quite overcome, and has fallen asleep against a cask; he keeps a firm hold upon the decanter, which is only half filled, having swerved considerably from the rosy stream, which is wasting its sweets upon the tiled floor. [P. 12; exhibited under heading: "Small Pictures Hung on a Screen."]
A Descriptive Catalogue of a Private Collection of Cabinet Oil Paintings, and Other Works of Art, in the Possession of H. Russell Paine. Charleston, S.C. Harper & Calvo, Printers. 1855.
Artist nationality: Dusseldorf School.
Topic:
State of Being--Other--Intoxicated
Occupation--Religion--Monk
Figure male
State of Being--Other--Sleep
Figure(s) In Interior--Domestic
Control number:
AECI 03550042
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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