(b. ca. 1605, Oudenaerde, d. 1638, Antwerpen)
Drunken Peasant in a Tavernc. 1624
Oil on panel, 35 x 26 cm
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
The drunken peasant in the painting was the source for the cadaver in Rembrandt's famous Anatomy Lecture of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp. In Rembrandt's inventory of 1656 Brouwer was represented with seven or eight paintings.