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Title Still Life with Carnations
Alternative Title Still Life, Flowers and Butterflies
Collection Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
Artist Aelst, Willem van (Dutch still life painter, 1627-after 1687)
Date 1682 (dated)
Signed yes
Description A thistle grows in front of a dark tree-trunk with sky at night. Carnations grow in front of the tree with butterflies, moths, spiders, flies, snails and toads around.
Current Accession Number FA000108
Former Accession Number 83
Inscription front lr 'van Aelst 1682'
Subject still life
Measurements 49.5 x 40.2 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Given by Colonel R. Waldo Sibthorp 1892.
Publications Rogers, D., Brighton Art Gallery and Museum: Catalogue of Paintings in Oil, before 1837, Brighton, 1964, p. 25.
Rights Owner Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
Author Timothy Williams
 

 

 

 

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