This painting shows an extensive river landscape, the only narrative element being the grazing donkey with a saddle on its back. Was the panel once larger and did it contain more figures, such as Maria, Joseph and the baby Jesus, resting on the flight into Egypt? We do not know. Whatever the case, Patinir is rightly seen as one of the pioneers of landscape painting.
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|Title||Landscape with Grazing Donkey|
|Material and technique||Oil on panel|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Width 23 cm
Height 27 cm
|Accession number||2474 (OK)|
|Credits||Verworven met de verzameling van / Acquired with the collection of D.G. van Beuningen 1958|
|Age artist||Between 35 and 44 years old|
|Collector||Collector / D.G. van Beuningen|
Van Eyck tot Bruegel (1994)
BABEL - Oude meesters terug uit Japan / Old Masters Back from Japan (2018)
Collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen – Bruegel’s ‘The Tower of Babel’ and Great 16th Century Masters (2017)
|Geographical origin||Southern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|
All about the artist
Dinant circa 1475/1480 - Antwerpen 1524
Virtually nothing is known about the life of Joachim Patinir, or Patenier. He appears for the first time in 1515 in the books of the St Luke guild, which he...Bekijk het volledige profiel