Monday, September 24, 2007

As Straightforward as it Seems?

Asparagus by Adrian Coorte (active 1683-1707), Rijksmuseum.

Sometimes still life painters concentrated on a particular item in order to give it their complete attention and immerse themselves in rendering it as close to the real thing as possible - there is another theory too.

1 comment:

Alexandre Paige said...

Now that they mention it, I can see the resemblance?! It' funny what some Art Writers say....

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