Still Life with Fruit
Date: c. 1865
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 33 3/4 x 43 3/4 in. (85.7 x 111.1 cm) frame: 40 1/2 x 50 1/2 in. (102.9 x 128.3 cm)
Credit Line: Acquired through the bequest of Miss Ellen Buckelew, 1970
Object Number: 1970-13
About: Roesen’s sumptuous still life paintings reflect a sense of abundance and comfortable opulence. In this one a profusion of fruits overflow the basket and table ledge. Roesen’s fruits, which ripen in different seasons, are each portrayed at their moment of perfection.
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