Still Life with Partridges

Oil on canvas | 58.8 x 47.8cm | 1671

Willem van Aelst

Van Aelst depicts suspended partridges, one of them resting on a gold-trimmed green velvet hunter's pouch that lies on a stone ledge. A fly has just landed on the partridge's wing, a detail that serves to heighten the still life's illusionistic quali...
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