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Still Life with Silver Ewer  1655

by Willem Kalf

Set in a dark niche are several valuable objects, including an elegantly embossed silver ewer, a glass in a gilt [br]holder, and a Chinese porcelain bowl containing citrus fruit. The light shimmers on the silver and gold objects with all the colours of the rainbow, picking out the grotesque figures on the surface of the metal. Kalf’s mastery of illumination lends the obje...
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