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  • Abraham van Beyeren
Still Life with Fruit and Game

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Still Life with Fruit and Game about 1660

Not on display

In this 'pronkstilleven' (Dutch for ‘sumptuous still lifes’) van Beyeren depicted a large variety of luxury objects, such as the Wan-li kraak (Chinese export porcelain) bowl, the Venetian glasses, brass mortar, and the pheasant and two hares. They are expressions of wealth as well as a demonstration of the artist’s painterly virtuosity.

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Still life

A painting, drawing or photograph depicting inanimate objects.

Still life


  • Acc. No. NGL 002.09
  • Medium Oil on canvas
  • Size
  • Credit On long-term loan from Ger Eenens Collection, The Netherlands (2009)