Still Life: Pewter and Silver Vessels and a Crab

Oil on oak | 54.2 x 73.8cm | probably c. 1633-7

Willem Claesz. Heda

Willem Claesz. Heda uses muted colours to show us the ingredients of a meal - with a focus on quality, not quantity. Everything on the table is expensive: this is the meal of a rich man. The white table cloth is made of damask, a luxurious silk fabri...
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