Still Life With Fruit And Champagne

size(cm): 75x90
Sale price£263 GBP


Severin Roesen's Still Life With Fruit And Champagne is a 19th-century masterpiece that has captivated art lovers for decades. This painting is a perfect example of the artistic style known as still life, which is characterized by the representation of inanimate objects, such as fruit, flowers and kitchen utensils.

The composition of this work is impressive, with a careful arrangement of objects that creates a sense of balance and harmony. Fruits and flowers are arranged in a crystal vase, while champagne bottles and glasses are placed on a wooden table. The light coming through the window illuminates the objects and creates soft shadows on the table.

Color is another prominent aspect of this painting. The bright tones of the fruits and flowers contrast with the darker tones of the table and the bottles of champagne. The golden tones of the champagne and the glasses add a touch of elegance to the composition.

The history of this painting is fascinating. Severin Roesen was a German painter who immigrated to the United States in the 1830s. During his career, he specialized in still life painting and became one of the most important artists of his day. This particular painting was created in the 1860s, when Roesen was already an established artist.

There are some little known aspects about this painting that make it even more interesting. For example, Roesen is believed to have used real fruits and flowers as models for his work, giving it an impressive realism. Additionally, Roesen is known to have often worked on his paintings for months at a time, demonstrating his dedication and skill as an artist.

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