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Title A Basket of Flowers with Dog Chasing a Bird
Collection Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle
Artist Attributed to manner of Monnoyer, Jean-Baptiste (French painter, 1636-1699, active in Paris and London)
Attributed to Dutch School
Attributed to Flemish School
Previously attributed to Monnoyer, Jean-Baptiste (French painter, 1636-1699, active in Paris and London)
Previously attributed to French School
Date Earliest possibly about 1650
Date Latest possibly about 1750

This painting was acquired as a pendant to a work by Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer, although it was probably painted by a Flemish artist working in his style. It shows the widespread influence of Monnoyer's characteristic combination of the intimate tone of French still-life painting with the Netherlandish tradition. In the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, Netherlandish painting was increasingly dependent on French models in every genre, possibly as a result of the French occupation of the Dutch Republic between 1672 and 1678.

The spaniel chasing a bird introduces an anecdotal episode which enlivens this ornamental work.

Current Accession Number B.M.770
Former Accession Number No. 170
Subject still life (flowers); animal (dog, bird)
Measurements 19.5 x 37.5 cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by the founders John and Joséphine Bowes 1885.
Notes Pendant: B.M.769.
Rights Owner The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham
Author Dr Mercedes Cerón




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