Still Life with Ewer, Vessels and Pomegranate  1640

by Willem Kalf

Luxury objects, such as the ornate Mannerist ewer, steeple cup, and elegant glass vessels, are carefully arranged on a table in this Dutch still life. An open pomegranate and a bowl of fruit rest on white drapery. To the right, a lemon and three olives are reflected in a silver plate that rests precariously on the table's edge. Behind this, a platter holds a tankard whose ...
104.5 × 80.6 cm (41 1/8 × 31 3/4 in.)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of The Getty