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Lot 16 - Clara Peeters - (Antwerpen um 1589 - um 1655) - Still Life with Cheese, Jar, [...]
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(Antwerpen um 1589 - um 1655)
Still Life with Cheese, Jar, Pretzels, Bread and Wine
Ca. 1630, oil/wood, 45 x 63,5 cm, cradled. - The painting is a typical example of the artist’s later work. Few items in minimised colouring don’t try to impose on the spectator. Precisely this austerity and reserve characterise the painting’s genuitiy and appeal. Mus.: The painting was exhibited in Los Angeles as authentic Peeters: Women Artists 1550-1950, Los Angeles County Museum of Art 1976, cat. no. 18. Lit.: The painting is published with ill.: A. Sutherland: Women Artists, exh. cat. Los Angeles 1976, p. 133, fig. 18. Hibbs Decoteau considers the painting to be from the circle of Peeters: P. Hibbs Decoteau: C. P., 1992, p. 58f. Provenance: Thomas Agnew and Sons Ltd, London, 1976; Gallery Heiniger, Wichtrach, 23. November 1981; private collection Kiel; thence by descent in private collection Hamburg.
Flemish-Dutch still life painter. Little is known of life a. career of the artist, possibly she was a pupil of O. Beert in Antwerp. In 1612 she settled in Amsterdam, in 1617 she moved to The Hague. Museum: Amsterdam (Rijksmus.), Madrid (Prado), Florence (Palazzo Pitti), The Haague (Mauritshuis), Antwerp, Los Angeles, Philadelphia a. others. Literature: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Bernt, van der Willigen/Meijer: A Dictionary of Dutch and Flemish Still-life Painters Working in Oils, 2003.
Thème : Peintures et dessins