A remarkable detail is the dust on the lute on the right, through which a finger appears to have been drawn. It calls to mind a remark about Baschenis' virtuosity in the biography that was written by Francesco Maria Tassi, which says that the viewer is drawn to touch the paintings and to brush away the dust.
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|Title||Still Life with Musical Instruments, Books and Sculpture|
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Width 124 cm
Height 94 cm
|Accession number||2688 (OK)|
|Credits||Aankoop / Purchase: 1964|
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Canvas > Worked fibres > Fibre > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique
|Geographical origin||Italy > Southern Europe > Europe|
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All about the artist
Bergamo 1617 - Bergamo 1677
Evaristo Baschenis spent his whole life living and working in his birthplace Bergamo. He came from a family of painters, but originally set his mind on the...Bekijk het volledige profiel