Glass Flowers And Fruits

size(cm): 50x40
Sale price£143 GBP


The painting "Glass Flowers and Fruits" by Jan Davidsz. De Heem is a masterpiece of Dutch Baroque art that has captivated art lovers for centuries. This work of art is a perfect example of the artistic style of the time, which was characterized by rich detail, exuberance and opulence.

The composition of the painting is impressive, with a large number of elements arranged in a harmonious and balanced way. The arrangement of flowers, fruits and glass objects is so perfect that it seems that everything has been placed there by an expert designer. The light that illuminates the scene is soft and diffused, creating an atmosphere of tranquility and serenity.

Color is another prominent aspect of this artwork. The warm and vibrant tones of the flowers and fruits contrast with the cold and transparent tones of the glass. The color palette is rich and varied, creating a sense of depth and texture in the painting.

The history of painting is fascinating. Jan Davidsz. De Heem was one of the most important artists of the 17th century in Holland, and this painting is one of his most famous works. The painting was created in 1650, during the heyday of Dutch Baroque art. The work was commissioned by a wealthy merchant in Amsterdam, who wanted a painting that reflected his wealth and his love of nature.

There are some little known aspects about this painting that make it even more interesting. For example, it is believed that the painting originally had a dark background, but it was changed to a light background at some point in its history. Furthermore, the painting is known to have been stolen on two occasions, once in the 18th century and again in the 20th century, but it was recovered on both occasions.

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