Still Life With Fruit, Bottles, Bread

size(cm): 25x35
Sale price£95 GBP


The Still Life With Fruits, Bottles, Breads by Francisco Goya is a masterpiece of Spanish art from the 18th century. This painting is a perfect example of the Baroque art style, characterized by drama, exaggeration and complexity.

The composition of this work is impressive. Goya manages to create a sensation of depth and space in the painting, thanks to the arrangement of objects and perspective. The objects are arranged in a natural way, as if they had been placed there by chance, but at the same time, they are organized in such a way that the viewer's eye moves from one object to another, following an imaginary line that runs through the entire painting.

Color is another outstanding aspect of this work. Goya uses a palette of warm, vibrant colors that give the painting a sense of life and movement. The red, yellow and orange tones of the fruits contrast with the darker tones of the bottles and breads, creating a very interesting visual effect.

The history of this painting is also fascinating. It is believed to have been painted in 1791, when Goya was at the height of his career as a Spanish court painter. The painting was commissioned by the Count of Floridablanca, one of the most influential politicians of the time, and became one of Goya's most famous works.

But there are little-known aspects of this painting that are also interesting. For example, Goya is believed to have used real objects to create this work, such as fruits and breads that he bought at the local market. In addition, it is known that Goya was a great lover of food and drink, and that he really enjoyed painting still lifes like this one.

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