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A Hare in the Forest  1585

by Hans Hoffmann

[url=https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q20178534]Wikimedia commons[/url] [br] Nibbling on a leaf pulled from a stalk of Lady's Mantle, an alert hare sits at the edge of a pine forest. Unlike the darkness one would expect to find in a forest, Hans Hoffmann painted a theatrically illuminated scene. Each plant and insect--snail, cricket, beetle--is seen in vivid detail. The fine...
62.2 × 78.4 cm (24 1/2 × 30 7/8 in.)
Oil on panel
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