This panel is a masterpiece from Pieter Claesz' monochrome period. The soft light and finely tuned colour palette in this balanced composition produces an atmosphere of calm. With its great simplicity, with only a single glass of beer, a knife, a herring, a bread and the cracked shell of a single hazelnut, this panel sings the praises of 'our daily bread'.
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|Material and technique||Oil on panel|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Width 49 cm
Height 36 cm
|Accession number||1122 (OK)|
|Credits||Aankoop / Purchase: 1883|
|Age artist||About 39 years old|
Panel > Worked wood > Wood > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique
|Geographical origin||Northern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|
All about the artist
Berchem 1597/1598 - Haarlem 1660/1661
Pieter Claesz was born in Berchem, near Antwerp. In 1617 he married in Haarlem and would live and work there for the rest of his life. In his early work, Claesz...Bekijk het volledige profiel