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Still Life with Fruit Isaac Soreau (1604-1638)

Still Life with Fruit

Isaac Soreau (1604-1638)

  • TITLE

    : Still Life with Fruit
  • AUTHOR

    : Isaac Soreau (1604-1638)
  • DATE

    : c. 1638
  • TYPE

    : Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    : Oil on panel
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 40 × 50.5 cm
  • SUBJECT

    : Still life
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : 17th century Flemish painting
  • ROOM

    : 13

Even though slightly different in size, the two works appear to have been planned together, and together they reached the Ambrosiana in 1893. The horizontal arrangement of the objects is almost identical: two pewter trays with beautiful fruit are accompanied by fruit, flowers and insects on the table top, which is painted with such precision as to render even the veining of the wood. The simple composition, together with the meticulous execution, help create a sense of abstraction and silence. The römer glass is a typically Flemish detail, which often appears in still lifes from the region.

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    Still Life with Fruit
  • AUTHOR

    Isaac Soreau (1604-1638)
  • DATE

    c. 1638
  • TYPE

    Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    Oil on panel
  • DIMENSIONS

    40 × 50.5 cm
  • SUBJECT

    Still life
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    17th century Flemish painting
  • ROOM

    13

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