This still life shows only three objects: a piece of bread, a pot that is sealed with paper and string and a basket of fruit. The objects in pure colours are placed on a stone plinth. The question remains as to what kind of fruit is shown piled up in the basket. The blue colour is not authentic; it was originally green and has discoloured.
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|Title||Still Life with Fruit and Bread|
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Width 62.2 cm
Height 44.4 cm
Vroegere toeschrijving: Jean Baptiste Siméon Chardin
|Accession number||1121 (OK)|
|Credits||Schenking / Donation: D.G. van Beuningen 1916|
|Age artist||Between 51 and 61 years old|
|Collector||Collector / D.G. van Beuningen|
The Collection Enriched (2011)
The Object Observed -Four centuries of European Still-Life Painting (2010)
|Geographical origin||France > Western Europe > Europe|
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