Still Life with Oranges, Jars, and Boxes of Sweets

Oil on canvas | 48.3 x 35.2cm | c. 1760–65

Luis Meléndez

Luis Meléndez was the greatest Spanish still-life painter of his time. As the most gifted student admitted to the newly founded Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Madrid in 1745, he could have anticipated a prosperous career at the Spanish court. Such exp...
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