19th-Century Dutch School, Still Life With Fruit, Oysters & Lobster

19th-Century Dutch School, Still Life With Fruit, Oysters & Lobster

This impressive 19th-century still life depicts a sumptuous bounty of fruit, oysters, flowers and porcelain. It’s an abundant display - a celebration of nature.

This iconic style of still life was made popular by the Dutch old masters in the 17th-century when many of the goods depicted were considered highly exotic and precious. Middle-class buyers commissioned thousands of works to declare their newly acquired wealth and beautify their homes.

One such master, Abraham van Beyeren (c.1620-1690), painted in a similar manner so perhaps the artist was a follower.

The painting is housed within its original 19th-century frame.

Please note that this painting will need to be crated if shipped overseas. A cost for the crate will be added on during checkout.

Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 35” x 48½” / 89cm x 123cm
Year of creation: c. 1870
Condition: Canvas undulant towards the top. Relined. Frame bowed towards the bottom.

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