Read our full Open Access policy for images. This gloriously cluttered picture suggests the aftermath of a rich banquet that’s gone a little too far. But it’s on the edge of the table, easily knocked off; the roemers next to it are also in danger. sumptuous still lifes of luxurious objects. (47 x 36.3 cm.) The fish, salt and nautilus all have a connection to the sea – perhaps the picture was a commission from a guild of merchants who dealt in such goods. Heda, so there may have been collaboration. We offer free shipping as well as paid express transportation services. Commission your own museum quality hand painted reproduction of " Still Life with Nautilus Cup " on a high quality cotton-linen canvas, originally by artist Willem Kalf. Objects sit on the table at a perilous angle or materialise from nowhere, but the one that takes centre stage is secure. In Kalf’s own hand the rind has a three-dimensional presence as it twists and turns in space. Export from an artist page includes image if available, biography, notes, and bibliography. The blue-and-white Wan-Li porcelain bowl with lid is decorated with colored figures representing the eight immortals of Taoist belief. West Building 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. 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. Its edges are carefully wrought to show both the irregular cut of the knife and the thickness of the skin. License and download a high-resolution image for reproductions up to A3 size from the National Gallery Picture Library. the unusual nautilus cup appears only later in the decade. This image is licensed for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons agreement. Still Life with Nautilus Cup, after Willem Kalf (1665/1670) SIZES • 9 x 12 (Image: 7.5 x 8.88) • 12 x 16 (Image: 10 x 11.88) • 16 x 20 (Image: 13 x 15.5) • 20 x 24 (Image: 16 x 19) • 24 x 30 (Image: 19 x 22.56) Archival Inkjet on Matte Finish Fine Art Paper ABOUT THE ARTWORK Willem Kalf was a Jurriaen’s son, Hendrick van Streek (1659–after 1719), also painted in the manner of Kalf. Heda. 13 more; no. See, for example, his Still Life with Nautilus Cup (Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig). The fish, salt and nautilus all have a connection to the sea. Its present location is unknown. Gerrit worked for most of his career in the studio of his father Willem Claesz. If, however, you have decided to take a framed art print, then the process of printing and framing will take around 6 or 7 days. 10, 74–77. Willem Kalf composed this still life using a triangular structure whose base lies on the edge of the marble tabletop and its apex at the top of the long, narrow wine glass visible behind the nautilus shell. 18, … 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. You must agree to the Creative Commons terms and conditions to download this image. 62.292; see Sam Segal, A Prosperous Past: The Sumptuous Still Life in the Netherlands, 1600–1700 [Delft, 1988], 195, 249, no. The combination of metal and shell … B6, B7, B8. A tube ending in a silver dragon’s head lies beside the nautilus, seemingly coming from nowhere. Still life with Ewer and Basin, fruit, Nautilus Cup and other object, ca. Some still-lifes have symbolic meanings - the vanity of earthly wealth - but others, including those of the greatest … He gives no reason for having determined this work to be a copy. 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. 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+. © 2021 National Gallery of Art   Notices   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy. See also Arnold Houbraken, De groote schouburgh der Nederlantsche konstschilders en schilderessen, 3 vols. They may have been part of a stock of such items used as props in paintings. 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. Arthur K. Wheelock Jr., “Anonymous Artist, Willem Kalf/Still Life with Nautilus Cup/1665/1670,” Dutch Paintings of the Seventeenth Century, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/54976 (accessed January 06, 2021). 136, repro. 1600 Doubts about the attribution have also been expressed verbally by Ingvar Bergström, Sam Segal, Claus Grimm, and Fred G. Meijer. Thus it is no assurance of authenticity. Still Life with Fruit The Fitzwilliam Museum. [8]  [8]See, for example, Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619–1693 (Berlin, 1974), 286, nos. 62.292; see Sam Segal, A Prosperous Past: The Sumptuous Still Life in the Netherlands, 1600–1700 [Delft, 1988], 195, 249, no. [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. This gloriously cluttered picture seems to suggest the aftermath of a rich banquet that’s gone a little too far. De Heem rendered the mother-of-pearl gleam of the exotic nautilus shell with remarkable precision. This Still Life with Nautilus Cup must be one of those workshop replicas. [3] See the letter dated 31 March 1989 from Edward Speelman to Anke van Wagenberg-ter Hoeven, in NGA curatorial files. Oil on canvas, 79 x 67 cm. ), framed: 90.8 x 80 x 9.5 cm (35 3/4 x 31 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. No conservation has been carried out since acquisition. Stay up to date about our exhibitions, news, programs, and special offers. Now in Hermitage Museum Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid. If you have a ticket for a future visit, we'll be in touch with you soon. Looking down at the jug is a small silver figurine of a soldier, dressed in the costume of a hundred years before. 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. Smooth surfaces were rendered with highlights blended wet-into-wet, while a thick paint and a fingerprint were used to texture the orange peel. A Still Life with Fruit and Lobster National Galleries of Scotland, Scottish National Gallery. 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. The compositional elements of the present work indicate that Kalf’s original composition must have been executed in the late 1660s. As a charity, we depend upon the generosity of individuals to ensure the collection continues to engage and inspire. It has been lined with the tacking margins trimmed, although cusping present along all edges suggests that the original dimensions have been retained. 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. Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619–1693 (Berlin, 1974), 160, 276–277, no. 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. Sylvia Böhmer (Munich, 2007), 150–155. Dutch, 1619 - 1693. 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. 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. de Stomme'. Technical analysis shows that the signature was a later addition. Export from an object page includes entry, notes, images, and all menu items except overview and related contents. 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. What was a picture of such a seemingly strange collection of objects for? Open Access image. At the base, a merman takes the strain of holding the cup and the heads of sea-monsters look out below him. Although these sources provide some insight into the character of his art, they say nothing about his workshop practice. 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. ), they determined after restoration that it was an “old copy.” Agnew’s subsequently sold the painting at auction on August 18, 1970. Parts of the picture are well painted: the nautilus, the crispy textured flesh of the fish, the soldier, the beer and wine seen through the surface of the glasses, and the reflection of a window in the roemers. 140a. The focus is a precious drinking cup made from a nautilus shell. Minor losses are scattered at random. 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. 136, repro. Still Life with Nautilus Cup, Frans Sant-Acker, 1648 - 1688 oil on canvas, h 66cm × w 56.5cm More details 140a. Item not examined outside of mounting [6] The sale date to the Smiths is given in their collection records; copy in NGA curatorial files. Maerten Boelema de Stomme (1611 in Leeuwarden – after 1644 in Haarlem), was a Dutch Golden Age painter. The National Gallery of Art serves the nation by welcoming all people to explore and experience art, creativity, and our shared humanity. 6th St and Constitution Ave NW He may have used this method to show skill at projecting objects into space towards us. 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 DE Search Menu Even though Still Life with Nautilus Cup has many qualities of a Kalf composition, it must be one of these replicas. Still Life with a Glass of Beer and Nuts (Georg Hainz) - Nationalmuseum - 22275.tif 3,341 × 3,712; 35.5 MB. Form is simplified, edges give no hint of the rind’s thickness, and paint highlights sit on the surface, doing little to create the sense of texture. The most obvious disparity is in the depiction of the lemon rind in each painting ([fig. Towers is given in the 1950 De Boer exhibition catalogue. They tip slightly on the lip of a shallow dish that protrudes out from the table. Beside him there’s a bowl holding rock salt, another precious commodity, and a half-full tankard of beer. Condition:--not specified. Dark passages such as the background are moderately abraded, particularly the darker design elements of the rug and sugar bowl. 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. The rest is less skilled; the curtain, for instance, is barely sketched in. 10, 74–77. 135, dates this painting to the late 1660s because of the dark tonality and the prevalence of gold tonalities in the work. Willem Kalf was one of the most celebrated, sought after, and successful still-life painters of the seventeenth century. For a discussion of artists working in Kalf’s manner, see Ima Blok, “Willem Kalf,”. [2] The name of Col. Once the painting "Still Life with Nautilus Cup and Oyster" is ready and dry, it will be shipped to your delivery address. (Kalf’s original is lost.) 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. Sam Segal, A Prosperous Past: The Sumptuous Still Life in the Netherlands, 1600–1700, ed. Sylvia Böhmer (Munich, 2007), 150–155. Both letters are in NGA curatorial files. 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. 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. We Offer High Quality Custom Framing. He does not, however, discuss the workshop problem. Segal, however, does not present the evidence for his claim. Doubts about the attribution have also been expressed verbally by Ingvar Bergström, Sam Segal, Claus Grimm, and Fred G. Meijer. no. It’s made from a real nautilus shell, at the time a rare and costly item. 1662. The type of still life that Kalf painted was called 'pronkstilleven'. A feast should have food, and Gerrit Willemsz. [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. Price: US $100.73. Still Life with Lobster The Wallace Collection. 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 a Nautilus Cup The Barber Institute of Fine Arts. 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. (Haarlem, 1740; reprint, Soest, 1969), 266–268. [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 clue is, again, in Willem’s pictures. Closed, East Building [2] (Leonard Koetser, London); sold 1946 to (Edward Speelman, London);[3] sold 1950 or 1958 to (Kunsthandel P. de Boer, Amsterdam);[4] sold 1958 to Mr. W. Reineke, Amersfoort; re-purchased 1968 by (Kunsthandel P. de Boer, Amsterdam), with a half-share sold to (Newhouse, London);[5] sold 21 January 1969 by (Newhouse, London) to Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Smith, Washington, D.C.;[6] gift 1974 to NGA. Details about Antique pencil painting still life with vase, pitcher and cup signed. Objects sit on the table at a perilous angle or seem to materialise from nowhere, but the one that takes centre stage is secure. This artwork will be painted by an experienced artist. 135, dates this painting to the late 1660s because of the dark tonality and the prevalence of gold tonalities in the work. He also lists various copies of these works, copies of lost originals, questionable works, and wrongly attributed paintings. 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. Around it, in a carefully planned disorder, … Although the blue-and-white Wan-Li porcelain bowl, decorated with colored biscuit figures representing the eight immortals of Taoist belief, is already found in Kalf’s paintings from the early 1660s, most prominently in his Still Life with Nautilus Cup of 1662 (Fundación Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid),[10]  [10]For an illustration, see Ivan Gaskell, Seventeenth-Century Dutch and Flemish Painting: The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection (London, 1990), no. 1689' (upper right, above a pile of papers) oil on canvas 18½ x 14¼ in. The canvas will be rolled-up in a secure postal tube. Help keep us free by making a donation today. Its present location is unknown. Still Life with a Nautilus Cup: Artist: Probably by Gerrit Willemsz. ), Anonymous Artist The paintings we create are only of museum quality. While the turban shell was especially prized for its mother-of-pearl luminosity, its shape, with the symbolic association with a horn of plenty, made it a particularly appropriate focal point for Kalf’s image of wealth and prosperity. We are temporarily closed. You can check the price for shipping of the order on the shopping cart screen. [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 with a Nautilus Cup. P. M. van Tongeren (Delft, 1988), 180–181, writes that Kalf, “like De Heem, allowed his pupils to make copies of his paintings to which he himself would add the finishing touches.” Besides numerous copies by others, we also know of contemporary replicas signed by Kalf himself. overall: 68.2 x 58 cm (26 7/8 x 22 13/16 in. [6]  [6]Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619–1693 (Berlin, 1974), 279, no. Note: Exhibition history, provenance, and bibliography are subject to change as new information becomes available. A feast should have food, and Heda places a huge fish on a pewter plate. Antique pencil painting still life with vase, pitcher and cup signed. Gerrit doesn’t necessarily want to give an impression of instability – he may have used this method to show skill at projecting objects into space towards us. Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619–1693 (Berlin, 1974), 279, no. 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. (painter), Willem Kalf Add to cart. The support, a medium-weight, tightly and plain-woven fabric, is composed of irregularly spun threads and was originally stretched off-square. Segal, however, does not present the evidence for his claim. The rise of the still life as a pictorial genre has been related to the new social, economic and religious order that evolved in northern Europe from the end of the 16 th century. [5] The transactions from 1958 to 1969 are described in H. de Boer's letter of 17 April 1989 to Anke van Wagenberg-ter Hoeven, in NGA curatorial files. B6, B7, B8. [fig. 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. It’s made from a real nautilus shell, at the time a rare and costly item. 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. 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. See, for example, Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619–1693 (Berlin, 1974), 286, nos. After Willem Kalf (Dutch, 1619 – 1693) Copy of Still Life with a Chinese Bowl, Nautilus Cup and Other Objects, 20th century Oil painting on canvas Signed “Danskin” to the lower left. Still-Life See also Arnold Houbraken, De groote schouburgh der Nederlantsche konstschilders en schilderessen, 3 vols. While later imitations may also have been made, it would have been consistent with seventeenth-century workshop practice for studio assistants, perhaps with the aid of the master, to make replicas of the master’s most successful paintings. [6] [6] Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619–1693 (Berlin, 1974), 279, no. Read our full Open Access policy for images. Still Life with Fruit and Oysters The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology. [1] Noted in Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619-1693, Berlin, 1974: 279. Biography. William B. Jordan, trans. Kalf was one of the great Dutch masters of still life painting. Comparable differences in technique are evident in the treatment of the Seville orange and the tapestry. On top are the gilded figures of Neptune and some feisty-looking tritons, his fierce mythical attendants, riding a sea-horse with wings. The illusionism is so complete that the paint seems to take on the character of the skin itself. The 17th-century Dutch artist Willem Kalf (1622-193) used a nautilus cup in a number of his still life paintings. Heda in Haarlem and clearly tried to follow in Heda´s footsteps. [12]  [12]Although the bases of the Leipzig and National Gallery of Art paintings are similar, slight differences do occur. [1] Probably Colonel Towers. probably by another hand, lower left on edge of tabled: W.Kalf. 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. The signature at the lower left crosses over drying crackle but not the age cracks. Item Details. 140a. However, a letter of 17 April 1989 from H. de Boer to Anke van Wagenberg-ter Hoeven says the firm purchased the painting from Speelman in 1958. He does not, however, discuss the workshop problem. Finally, Kalf re-created the rough texture of the skin with sure touches of the brush. He also lists various copies of these works, copies of lost originals, questionable works, and wrongly attributed paintings. ‘Still-Life with a Nautilus Cup (detail)’ was created in 1662 by Willem Kalf in Baroque style. 2] Detail of lemon, Willem Kalf, Still Life, c. 1660, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Chester Dale Collection, 1943.7.8). 7th St and Constitution Ave NW That painting, however, is also a replica, but by a different hand. [4]  [4]Technical analysis shows that the signature was a later addition. William B. Jordan, trans. 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. But it’s on the edge of the table, easily knocked off; the glasses next to it also tip sideways. [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. [3]  [3]Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619–1693 (Berlin, 1974), attributes 147 paintings unreservedly to Kalf. Closed, Sculpture Garden Still life with a "Bearded Man" crock and a nautilus shell cup. 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. Still Life with Nautilus Cup and Fruit by Johann Georg Hainz, Netherlands, undated, oil on canvas - Chazen Museum of Art - DSC02086.JPG 3,148 × 3,973; 3.22 MB. Even without documentary evidence to confirm the existence of a Kalf workshop, these replicas suggest that he worked with various assistants, particularly during his Amsterdam years. If it were upright, we‘d see that it’s the spout of an ornate silver jug – the dragon’s head forms its tip. [11]  [11]See, for example, his Still Life with Nautilus Cup (Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig). Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619–1693 (Berlin, 1974), attributes 147 paintings unreservedly to Kalf. 'Still Life with Nautilus Cup', 1662 (oil on canvas) W illem Kalf was born in Rotterdam, worked for a while in Paris, before he finally settled in Amsterdam. Although the bases of the Leipzig and National Gallery of Art paintings are similar, slight differences do occur. Lucius Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619–1693 (Berlin, 1974), 160, 276–277, no. Still-Life with Lobster and Nautilus Cup, 1634 A Table of Desserts, 1640 Still-Life, Breakfast with Champaign Glass and Pipe, 1642 Flowers in a Vase, once part of the collection of Count Karl von Cobenzl in Brussels, bought by Catherine the Great in 1768. You may download complete editions of this catalog from the catalog’s home page. The roemers, the silver jug and the salt pot all appear in paintings by Willem: Still life: Pewter and Silver Vessels and a Crab and Still Life with a Lobster. 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. The paint was applied over a smooth, thin beige ground in thin, fluid layers, with liquid washes and full-bodied pastes employed to simulate surface texture. Download a low-resolution copy of this image for personal use. Still-Life with Nautilus Cup quantity. A Still Life With A Nautilus Cup, A Silver Salt Cellar, Etc. [12] van Es, Wassenaar. SEE OUR 2020 HOLIDAY SHIPPING GUIDELINES. 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. 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. 56). Learn More 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. 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