Monday, April 14, 2014

Peale: A Dessert


I really enjoy the “still life” genre, and seek out examples on our museum visits. Here’s a gem from the National Gallery:


A Dessert (1814), oil on wood
Raphaelle Peale (American, 1774-1825)
National Gallery, Washington DC
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A Dessert (1814), oil on wood
Raphaelle Peale (American, 1774-1825)
National Gallery, Washington DC
Image ©2014 Quodlibet. All rights reserved.

A Dessert (1814), oil on wood. Detail.
Raphaelle Peale (American, 1774-1825)
National Gallery, Washington DC
Image ©2014 Quodlibet. All rights reserved.

I've written elsewhere about how I look at paintings.

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