The Attributes of the Arts  1700

by Pierre Subleyras

Originally from the Gard (SE France), but trained by Antoine Rivalz in Toulouse, Subleyras spent his entire career in Rome where he became one of the most celebrated painters. This mysterious piece has its own special place in his production. It can be read as an allegory of the five senses but also as a homage to the arts. The still life here is not composed of flowers of...
100 x 76 cm
Oil on Canvas
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