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Still Life with Carnations

Uploaded on:
2011-08-05 19:02:00.0
File Size:
3.54 MB
Dimensions:
2480 x 3205 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 8926
Description: Still Life with Carnations. A thistle grows in front of a dark tree-trunk with sky at right. Carnations grow in front of the tree with butterflies, moths, spiders, flies, snails and toads around.
Categories: Collections / Fine Art, Timeline/ Stuart (1603-1714), Collections / Fine Art/ Oil Paintings  

Rights & Reuse

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

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Oil Painting
Title (of Artwork / Object): Still Life with Carnations
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Willem van Aelst
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1682
Description (Object or Artwork): Van Aelst was one of the most famous Dutch still life painters in the seventeenth century. This painting shows carnation flowers growing from a thistle at the root of a tree trunk. Three butterflies and moth hover around the plant, there are also two toads and a snail on the ground beneath the tree.
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sky
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flowers
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fine art
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still life
   
Other Keywords: oil painting,PCF,insects,butterflies,snail,moth,spider,thistle

File info

Original Filename: fa000108_d01_ab10.jpg
Size: 3.54 MB; 2480 x 3205 pixels; 210 x 271 mm (print at 300 DPI); 656 x 848 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Portrait

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA000108