A Sprig of Gooseberries on a Stone Plinth, Adriaen Coorte, 1699

A Sprig of Gooseberries on a Stone Plinth, Adriaen Coorte, 1699

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Coorte portrayed fruit with the precision of a scientist. By isolating it, it is as if he wanted to get to the very essence of a peach or a gooseberry. Although these four paintings were not conceived as a series, they have formed an ensemble since the second half of the 18th century.

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