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Still Life with Nautilus Cup, Fruit, Nuts and Wine

Uploaded on:
2011-08-05 18:58:00.0
File Size:
2.75 MB
Dimensions:
3420 x 2480 pixels
2419 views 12 downloads
Digital Media Bank ID: 8885
Description: Still Life with Nautilus Cup, Fruit, Nuts and Wine. On a table are four pewter plates containing nuts, soft fruit, olives and grapes. In the centre is a nautilus cup and a chinese porcelain cup with mulberries; at the edges is a glass of wine, a glass of water and half a loaf of bread, beside which a whitish butterfly alights on a grape stalk. These articles barely overlap one another. The background is dark.
Categories: Collections / Fine Art, Timeline/ Stuart (1603-1714), Collections / Fine Art/ Oil Paintings  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Oil Painting
Title (of Artwork / Object): Still Life with Nautilus Cup, Fruit, Nuts and Wine
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Osias Beert the Elder
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1610C. / 1640C.
Description (Object or Artwork): This painting shows a table with four pewter plates containing fruit, nuts, olives and grapes. In the centre of the table is a cup made from a nautilus shell and a chinese porcelain cup that holds mulberries. There are two wine glasses also placed on the table; one contains wine and the other contains water. At the front of the table is half a loaf of bread as well as a white butterfly resting on a grape stalk.
Subject tags:
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glass
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painting
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art
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fine art
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still life
   
Other Keywords: oil painting,PCF,fruit,wine

File info

Original Filename: fa000061_d01_ab10.jpg
Size: 2.75 MB; 3420 x 2480 pixels; 290 x 210 mm (print at 300 DPI); 905 x 656 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA000061