Still Life with Asparagus, Adriaen Coorte, 1697

Still Life with Asparagus, Adriaen Coorte, 1697

paper, h 25cm × w 20.5cm. More details

Coorte produced mostly small, intimate still lifes. Through their simple subjects – asparagus or berries – these modest paintings stand out in stark contrast to the sumptuous still lifes that were in fashion at the time. While the aim of those works was to present a superabundance of costly objects and foodstuffs, here attention is focused on the refined rendering of a single vegetable.

On display in room 2.24 Masterpieces Adriaen Coorte Still lifes

Collections with this work


Lola Menéndez added this work to Mis preferidos

today - 18 works 12 0

Ivonne added this work to My collection

yesterday - 122 works 185 0

werk in wording added this work to Guido

yesterday - 17 works 29 0

Make your own creations with this work