Fruitseller surrounded by Various Fruits in a Wicker Basket

Italian (North Italian) School
National Trust Inventory Number 290444

Category Paintings
Date circa 1650
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1200 x 1690 mm
Place of origin
Collection Calke Abbey, Derbyshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire, Midlands, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Fruitseller surrounded by Various Fruits in a Wicker Basket, Italian (North Italian) School, circa 1650. A bearded man seated on a low seat holds a basket of fruit (green lemons). With his left hand he reaches towards baskets of lemons, peaches and other fruit. In the foreground are three large lemons. He wears a large beret type black hat and a white drape over his arm. Landscape background (very dark).

Makers and roles

Italian (North Italian) School, artist

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Place of origin
Materials Canvas (10041)
Oil paint (8301)
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Category Paintings (12642)
Collection Calke Abbey, Derbyshire (Accredited Museum) (21181)
Periods 17th century (32909)
Maker Italian (North Italian) School (26)
Subjects
Object Type Oil painting (12640)

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