08 janvier 2018

Pieter Claesz. (Dutch, about 1597–1660), Still Life with Stoneware Jug, Wine Glass, Herring, and Bread, 1642

Pieter Claesz. (Dutch, about 1597–1660), Still Life with Stoneware Jug, Wine Glass, Herring, and Bread, 1642. Oil on panel, 29.8 x 35.8 cm (11 3/4 x 14 1/8 in.), Bequest of Mrs. Edward Wheelwright, 13.458 © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Claesz. specialized in the monochrome “breakfast piece,” a type of still life that presents the makings of a modest meal, primarily in related shades of muted green, gray, and brown. He usually approached his subject from a low vantage point, created a sense of depth by overlapping... [Lire la suite]