Buying Grapes

size(cm): 45x35
Sale priceруб12.100,00 RUB


The painting Buying Grapes by Jacob Ochtervelt is a work that stands out for its baroque style and its detailed and carefully crafted composition. The scene represents a group of people buying grapes in a market, and a great amount of detail can be seen in the faces, clothing and objects that appear in the work.

The coloring of the painting is another of its highlights, with warm and bright tones that create a sensation of life and movement in the scene. The tones of the grapes and fruits in general are especially striking, and different shades of green, purple and red can be appreciated.

The history of the painting is interesting as it is known to have been created in the 17th century and to have gone through different owners and collections over the years. Furthermore, it is believed that the work was influenced by other artists of the time, such as Jan Vermeer and Pieter de Hooch.

Finally, a little known aspect about Buying Grapes is that it has been used as an inspiration for other works of art, such as the animated film Ratatouille, in which a similar scene of a fruit and vegetable market can be seen. All in all, this painting is an impressive display of the talent and creativity of the artist Jacob Ochtervelt, and it remains a highly valued and appreciated work of art today.

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