Pieter Claesz Dutch food still lifes

"The Still Lifes of Pieter Claesz: Visual Feasts That Delight the Eye and Whet the Appetite" by Arthur K. Wheelock, curator, Northern Baroque Paintings, National Gallery of Art. "Food in Pieter Claesz’s Paintings: Reflections of Reality?" by Peter G. Rose, author and food historian. This informative lecture, held in November 2005 at the National Gallery of Art in DC, coincided with the opening of an exhibition of still life masterpieces by Claesz. The paintings below include pies and lemons. These and other pictures of the paintings can be found at The National Gallery of Art site: Pieter Claesz: Master of Haarlem Still Life

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