14 août 2017

Sebastian Stoskopff, A flagon of wine, a wine glass, a loaf of bread and knife and pies on a pewter plate, circa 1630

Sebastian Stoskopff (Strassbourg 1597 - 1657 Idstein ), A flagon of wine, a wine glass, a loaf of bread and knife and pies on a pewter plate. Signed lower left. Oil on canvas, 19¼ x 24 inches / 48.9 x 61 cm, POA © Adam Williams Fine Art Ltd Sebastian Stoskopff was from Alsace and brought up in the independent Protestant republic of Strasbourg. In 1615, after serving his apprenticeship in the studio of the miniaturist and engraver Friedrich Brentel the Elder, he became the pupil of the painter and architect Daniel Soreau (d. 1619)... [Lire la suite]