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photo:Cornelis de Heem
Still Life with a Basket of Fruit

  • Cornelis de Heem
  • 1631 - 1695
  • Still Life with a Basket of Fruit
  • c. 1654
  • Oil on panel 44.5 x 72.5 cm
  • Signed lower left on edge of table: C. DHEEM. f.
  • P.1990-2
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A basket filled with grapes, peaches, apricots, and cherries is placed on a cloth-covered table. The scene also includes walnuts, figs and a peeled lemon. These fruits have all been rendered with a high degree of verisimilitude. The painter was the son of the famous still life painter, Jan Davidsz de Heem, and was active in his father's studio.

(Source: The Digital Gallery. 1999-2006)

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