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Artist: Pieter Claesz
[Dutch painter, 1597-1660]

Title: Still Life with Roemer and Oysters

Date: 1642
Medium: oil on panel
Dimensions: 13 x 19 inches (33 x 47 cm)
Location: National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

Image size: 1280 x 896 pixels, 181 Kbytes
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This image comes courtesy of the National Gallery of Art, whose new exhibition, Pieter Claesz: Master of Haarlem Still Life, opens September 18.

An interesting observation from the NGA's website:
Paintings depicting aspects of the natural world were so characteristic of the Netherlands that, during the seventeenth century, the Dutch words stilleven and landschap were adopted into English as "still life" and "landscape".
 
 
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