The elaborate blue and white vase is an unusual item in the work of Steenwyck who, as a rule, used commonplace earthenwares in his still-life compositions. It has been dated on grounds of style to the 1640s, perhaps towards the end of the decade.
Where to see this painting?
The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
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