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 Still lifes Adriaen Coorte

Collections with this work


Svetlana added this work to I like them

yesterday - 220 works 471 3

Marije added this work to cursus ontwerpen

October 1 2015 - 37 works 19 0

Maarten Post added this work to Eten en drinken

October 1 2015 - 5 works 43 1

Make your own creations with this work