(click image to zoom-in)
|Author: Christopher Paudiss|
|Still Life, Painting, Oil on canvas, 62x46.5 cm|
|Origin: Germany, 1660|
Paudiss was much influenced by Rembrandt, in whose workshop he studied in the 1640s, but in this still life we see how he developed his own individual style. The everyday, ordinary objects are placed with such naturalness and simplicity that it seems as if the artist simply enclosed a piece of real life within a frame. Despite the apparent chance nature of the placing of the objects, the painting is remarkable for its sense of unity. Paudiss conveys space not as a background but as a living environment within which the objects are painted in shimmering colours and then wrapped in silvery air. The very painterly quality of Paudiss's still lifes sets them somewhat apart from the works of other 17th-century artists, as if they foreshadowed the discoveries of the Impressionists over 200 years later.
|Source of entry: Provenance: before 1859|
|Exibition: German Art: 15th - 18th centuries|
Christopher Paudiss [German Baroque Era Painter, 1630-1666] Guide to pictures of works by Christopher Paudiss in art museum sites and image archives ...
Paudiß - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
also written: Pautitz, Paudiss or Bauditz (Karl Bosl: Bosls Bayerische Biographie, Regensburg, Pustet, 1983, S. 574), or Christopher Paudiß ...
Rijksmuseum Research Library
Sylvia Hahn, Monika Schwarzenberger-Wurster, Peter B. Steiner], Christopher Paudiss : 1630-1666 : der bayerische Rembrandt? 2007 ...
Unless otherwise noted, images this web site may be used for any purpose without prior permission.
Any material in the public domain found on this web site is not protected by copyright.
We make no representations or warranties with respect to ownership of copyrights in the images, and do not represent others who may claim to be authors or owners of copyright of any of the images, and make no warranties as to the quality of the images.
We shall not be responsible for any loss or expenses resulting from the use of the images, and you release and hold us harmless from all liability arising from such use.
We do not sell art prints, framed posters or reproductions. Ads are shown only to compensate the hosting expenses.