Philippe Rousseau, not to be confused with his namesake, the landscape painter Théodore, was famous for sumptuous, virtuoso still lifes and animal pieces of the ‘cat surprised by a dog’ genre. Today his reputation rests on the few times that he made no concessions to kitsch, as in this still life. That glass, that bulb, the roots in the water: that is more than enough.
Still Life with Hyacinth
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|Title||Still Life with Hyacinth|
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Width 40 cm
Height 58,5 cm
|Accession number||2257 (OK)|
|Creation date||in circa 1850|
The Collection Enriched (2011)
Canvas > Worked fibres > Fibre > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique
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