Snijders specialised in scenes of animals and kitchens, and regularly collaborated with Rubens, who often called on him if he needed live or dead animals, vegetables and fruit inserted in his own paintings. Snyders’s kitchen pieces show his virtuosity: the fur of a hare, juicy grapes, the hard shell of a bright red lobster on the gleaming blue of Chinese porcelain. Nothing is impossible.
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|Title||Kitchen Still Life|
|Material and technique||Oil on panel|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Width 129 cm
Height 82.5 cm
|Accession number||3190 (OK)|
|Credits||Bruikleen / Loan: Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed 1989 (NK-collectie)|
|Age artist||Between 30 and 40 years old|
The Collection Enriched (2011)
|Geographical origin||Southern Netherlands > The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|