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Still Life: Flowers and Fruit  1855

by Severin Roesen

This exceptionally large still life represents Roesen at his best. It is undated but was probably painted between 1850 and 1855, when the artist was living in New York. The elaborate and crowded composition is characteristic, as are the brilliant color, technical virtuosity, and meticulous attention to detail expected of someone who was trained as a porcelain painter. The ...
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