de Stomme'. If you have chosen a Canvas Print of "Still Life with Nautilus Cup and Oyster" by Claesz Heda without a frame, it shall be ready for shipment within 48 hours. (artist after) Maerten Boelema de Stomme (1611 in Leeuwarden – after 1644 in Haarlem), was a Dutch Golden Age painter. The nautilus cup, a polished turban shell mounted on an elaborately wrought, gilded-silver base in the form of a putto holding a horn of plenty, appears in a number of Kalf’s still lifes of the late 1660s. Still Life with a Chinese Bowl, Nautilus Cup and Other Objects - Kalf, Willem. 10, 74–77. [4]  [4]Technical analysis shows that the signature was a later addition. Open Access image. [6]  [6]Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619–1693 (Berlin, 1974), 279, no. It’s made from a real nautilus shell, at the time a rare and costly item. Despite the lack of documentary evidence that he operated a workshop with assistants, the existence of multiple replicas by less adroit hands indicates that Kalf did employ assistants during his years in Amsterdam. Technical analysis shows that the signature was a later addition. For a discussion of artists working in Kalf’s manner, see Ima Blok, “Willem Kalf,”. Perhaps Gerrit’s picture was also a commission from a guild of merchants who dealt in such goods. Still-Life with Nautilus Cup quantity. Its present location is unknown. Behind him a roemer (a stumpy wine glass with florets of glass on the stems) seems to float in mid-air until you see that it’s tucked into a clip attached to his back. Still Life with Fruit and Oysters The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology. (Haarlem, 1740; reprint, Soest, 1969), 266–268. 1] Detail of lemon, after Willem Kalf, Still Life with Nautilus Cup, 1665/1670, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Robert H. and Clarice Smith, 1974.109.1 and [fig. [11] This cup consists of a polished turban shell mounted on an elaborately wrought, gilded-silver base made in the form of a putto holding a horn of plenty. Still life: Pewter and Silver Vessels and a Crab, Bequeathed by Claude Dickason Rotch, 1962, Research, private study, or for internal circulation within an educational organisation (such as a school, college or university), Non-profit publications, personal websites, blogs, and social media. He also lists various copies of these works, copies of lost originals, questionable works, and wrongly attributed paintings. Objects sit on the table at a perilous angle or materialise from nowhere, but the one that takes centre stage is secure. 6th St and Constitution Ave NW See, for example, Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619–1693 (Berlin, 1974), 286, nos. Download a low-resolution copy of this image for personal use. The National Gallery of Art and Sculpture Garden are temporarily closed. A Still Life with Fruit and Lobster National Galleries of Scotland, Scottish National Gallery. Still-Life with a Nautilus Cup. 135, dates this painting to the late 1660s because of the dark tonality and the prevalence of gold tonalities in the work. Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619–1693 (Berlin, 1974), 279, however, explained the weakness of the painting that he considered to be the original by dating it to the end of Kalf’s career: “Qualitativ stellenweise recht schwaches Spätwerk.”. 56). (The Hague, 1753; reprint, Amsterdam, 1980), 2:218–219; and Gérard de Lairesse, Groot schilderboeck, 2 vols. Heda. Likewise, no mention is made of students, although some artists, particularly Jurriaen van Streek (1632–1687), come so close to him in style and composition that it seems improbable that they did not spend some time in his studio. Its edges are carefully wrought to show both the irregular cut of the knife and the thickness of the skin. 4th St and Constitution Ave NW Heda: Artist dates: about 1624 - 1649: Date made: probably about 1645: Medium and support: Oil on oak: Dimensions: 84.6 x 99.5 cm: Acquisition credit: Bequeathed by Claude Dickason Rotch, 1962: Inventory number: NG6336: Location: Gallery A: Paintings after 1600: Collection: Main Collection Once the painting "Still Life with Nautilus Cup and Oyster" is ready and dry, it will be shipped to your delivery address. For Jan Vos’ poem, written in 1654, see Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619–1693 (Berlin, 1974), 21; for Vondel’s poem, published in 1663, see Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 32. [5]  [5]Similar comparisons can be made with other paintings containing identical objects, such as the blue-and-white Chinese bowl in Kalf’s Still Life with Nautilus Cup in the Fundación Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid. It’s called a nautilus cup and is meant to impress. [2]  [2]Jurriaen’s son, Hendrick van Streek (1659–after 1719), also painted in the manner of Kalf. Still Life with Nautilus Cup. [12] 10, 74–77. Thus it is no assurance of authenticity. The focus is a precious drinking cup made from a nautilus shell. 62.292; see Sam Segal, A Prosperous Past: The Sumptuous Still Life in the Netherlands, 1600–1700 [Delft, 1988], 195, 249, no. He also lists various copies of these works, copies of lost originals, questionable works, and wrongly attributed paintings. 136, repro. 1] Detail of lemon, after Willem Kalf, Similar comparisons can be made with other paintings containing identical objects, such as the blue-and-white Chinese bowl in Kalf’s, Although the bases of the Leipzig and National Gallery of Art paintings are similar, slight differences do occur. But it’s on the edge of the table, easily knocked off; the glasses next to it also tip sideways. Export from an artist page includes image if available, biography, notes, and bibliography. Read our full Open Access policy for images. Read our full Open Access policy for images. SEE OUR 2020 HOLIDAY SHIPPING GUIDELINES. It was added after the paint had dried, presumably by another hand. Heda, so there may have been collaboration. 62.292; see Sam Segal, A Prosperous Past: The Sumptuous Still Life in the Netherlands, 1600–1700 [Delft, 1988], 195, 249, no. A Still Life with a Nautilus Cup Leiden, Holland, 1632 Oil on wood 77.5 x 64.7 cm The objects are arranged to demonstrate the artist’s skill in showing the play of light on different materials. Still Life with Nautilus Cup by Claesz Heda is, therefore, not framed, and will be sent to you rolled up and packaged in a strong and secure postal tube. William B. Jordan, trans. Item not examined outside of mounting We Offer High Quality Custom Framing. Item Details. For an illustration, see Ivan Gaskell, Seventeenth-Century Dutch and Flemish Painting: The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection (London, 1990), no. [3] See the letter dated 31 March 1989 from Edward Speelman to Anke van Wagenberg-ter Hoeven, in NGA curatorial files. Sir Geoffrey Agnew, in a letter dated January 9, 1976, in NGA curatorial files, indicates that after Agnew's acquired this painting at Sotheby’s in 1964 (Sotheby’s sale catalog, March 11, 1964, lot 70, repro. A feast should have food, and Heda places a huge fish on a pewter plate. They tip slightly on the lip of a shallow dish that protrudes out from the table. overall: 68.2 x 58 cm (26 7/8 x 22 13/16 in. Grisebach, who in 1974 was the first to recognize that Still Life with Nautilus Cup was a replica, considered Kalf’s original composition to be a painting formerly on the art market. [1]  [1]For Jan Vos’ poem, written in 1654, see Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619–1693 (Berlin, 1974), 21; for Vondel’s poem, published in 1663, see Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 32. As seems to have happened in a number of instances, Kalf’s original is lost. The paintings we create are only of museum quality. Willem Kalf was one of the most celebrated, sought after, and successful still-life painters of the seventeenth century. Such free adaptations in the shapes of objects are common in Kalf’s paintings; a variant of this same base is used as a support for a glass in his Still Life, 1663, in the Cleveland Museum of Art (inv. Heda in Haarlem and clearly tried to follow in Heda´s footsteps. DE Search Menu Smooth surfaces were rendered with highlights blended wet-into-wet, while a thick paint and a fingerprint were used to texture the orange peel. by Willem Claesz Heda Handmade oil painting reproduction on canvas for sale,We can offer Framed art,Wall Art,Gallery Wrap and Stretched Canvas,Choose from multiple sizes and frames at discount price. 2] Detail of lemon, Willem Kalf, Still Life, c. 1660, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Chester Dale Collection, 1943.7.8). Little recognized in his day and initially active as a marine painter, he is now considered one of the most important painters of still lifes, and in particular still lifes of fish and so-called 'pronkstillevens', i.e. [8]  [8]See, for example, Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619–1693 (Berlin, 1974), 286, nos. the unusual nautilus cup appears only later in the decade. Around it, in a carefully planned disorder, … The signature at the lower left crosses over drying crackle but not the age cracks. It’s made from a real nautilus shell, at the time a rare and costly item. This gloriously cluttered picture seems to suggest the aftermath of a rich banquet that’s gone a little too far. Kalf was one of the great Dutch masters of still life painting. Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid. Abraham Hendriksz van Beijeren or Abraham van Beyeren was a Dutch Baroque painter of still lifes. We offer free shipping as well as paid express transportation services. sumptuous still lifes of luxurious objects. This cup consists of a polished turban shell mounted on an elaborately wrought, gilded-silver base made in the form of a putto holding a horn of plenty. 136, repro. As a charity, we depend upon the generosity of individuals to ensure the collection continues to engage and inspire. You must agree to the Creative Commons terms and conditions to download this image. van Es, Wassenaar. probably by another hand, lower left on edge of tabled: W.Kalf. The turban shell, for example, sits directly on the head and hand of the putto in the Leipzig painting, whereas in the National Gallery of Art painting it is raised above the putto by three circular forms. The 17th-century Dutch artist Willem Kalf (1622-193) used a nautilus cup in a number of his still life paintings. ), framed: 90.8 x 80 x 9.5 cm (35 3/4 x 31 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. Both letters are in NGA curatorial files. [1] Noted in Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619-1693, Berlin, 1974: 279. Sylvia Böhmer (Munich, 2007), 150–155. Similar comparisons can be made with other paintings containing identical objects, such as the blue-and-white Chinese bowl in Kalf’s Still Life with Nautilus Cup in the Fundación Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid. Still life with a "Bearded Man" crock and a nautilus shell cup. Add to cart. For a discussion of artists working in Kalf’s manner, see Ima Blok, “Willem Kalf,” Onze Kunst 35 (January–June 1919): 143– 145; and Fred G. Meijer, “In der Nachfolge von Willem Kalf,” in Gemaltes Licht: Die Stilleben von Willem Kalf 1619–1693, ed. Looking down at the jug is a small silver figurine of a soldier, dressed in the costume of a hundred years before. Price: US $100.73. Sam Segal, A Prosperous Past: The Sumptuous Still Life in the Netherlands, 1600–1700, ed. This image is licensed for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons agreement. Still Life with a Lobster seems to have been painted for a guild of merchants in Haarlem, where both artists worked, identified by a cipher on the tablecloth. 140a. early 1660s, most prominently in his Still Life with Nautilus Cup of 1662 (Fundación Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid), [10] the unusual nautilus cup appears only later in the decade. [9]  [9]Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619–1693 (Berlin, 1974), 279, however, explained the weakness of the painting that he considered to be the original by dating it to the end of Kalf’s career: “Qualitativ stellenweise recht schwaches Spätwerk.” The turban shell, for example, sits directly on the head and hand of the putto in the Leipzig painting, whereas in the National Gallery of Art painting it is raised above the putto by three circular forms. B6, B7, B8. [7]  [7]Sir Geoffrey Agnew, in a letter dated January 9, 1976, in NGA curatorial files, indicates that after Agnew's acquired this painting at Sotheby’s in 1964 (Sotheby’s sale catalog, March 11, 1964, lot 70, repro. [12]  [12]Although the bases of the Leipzig and National Gallery of Art paintings are similar, slight differences do occur. One of the most characteristic types of painting in Holland in the seventeenth century was still-life which was brought to a higher level of refinement there than anywhere else in Europe. It’s called a nautilus cup and is meant to impress. The canvas will be rolled-up in a secure postal tube. Still Life with Lobster The Wallace Collection. Beside him there’s a bowl holding rock salt, another precious commodity, and a half-full tankard of beer. 1600 Stay up to date about our exhibitions, news, programs, and special offers. Read more. SPECIAL ADVISORY: In accordance with Yale University’s revised COVID-19 protocols, the Yale University Art Gallery will close to the public beginning Friday, October 16, 2020. This artwork will be painted by an experienced artist. 56). A comparison with the Gallery’s Still Life, in which a number of the same objects appear, reveals the differences in handling between this work and an authentic painting by the master. The support, a medium-weight, tightly and plain-woven fabric, is composed of irregularly spun threads and was originally stretched off-square. De Heem rendered the mother-of-pearl gleam of the exotic nautilus shell with remarkable precision. [3]  [3]Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619–1693 (Berlin, 1974), attributes 147 paintings unreservedly to Kalf. The image file is 800 pixels on the longest side. Biography. Condition:--not specified. Although the bases of the Leipzig and National Gallery of Art paintings are similar, slight differences do occur. Possibly G.L.M. 1]   [fig. The turban shell, with its mother-of-pearl luminosity and symbolic association with a cornucopia, made it a particularly appropriate focal point for Kalf’s images of wealth and prosperity. The lesser quality of the painting is most evident in the lack of definition of the lemon rind and the relatively coarse rendering of the tapestry. ‘Still-Life with a Nautilus Cup (detail)’ was created in 1662 by Willem Kalf in Baroque style. They may have been part of a stock of such items used as props in paintings. Still-Life with a Nautilus Cup (1662, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid) is an example by Kalf which places a peeled lemon at the centre of his still life composition. Title: Still-Life with Nautilus Cup Creator: Marten Boelema de Stomme Tags: Dutch Provenance: Bukowskis, Stockholm, Wilhelmina von Hallwyl, Stockholm 1904 Physical Dimensions: w380 x h500 mm (Without frame) Painter: Marten Boelema de Stomme Artist info: De Stomme,”the mute one” studied for Willem Claesz. no. B6, B7, B8. Doubts about the attribution have also been expressed verbally by Ingvar Bergström, Sam Segal, Claus Grimm, and Fred G. Meijer. (Kalf’s original is lost.) The issue is of some consequence because two or three versions exist of certain of Kalf’s compositions. No Interest if paid in full in 6 mo on $99+Opens in a new window or tab* No Interest if paid in full in 6 months on $99+. He may have used this method to show skill at projecting objects into space towards us. At the base, a merman takes the strain of holding the cup and the heads of sea-monsters look out below him. Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619–1693 (Berlin, 1974), 279, no. 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