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Jean-Baptiste Robie artwork • painting • previously for sale A still life of grapes, peaches, prunes and a sparrow

Robie J.B.  | Jean-Baptiste Robie, A still life of grapes, peaches, prunes and a sparrow, oil on panel 135.0 x 75.0 cm, signed l.r.

Jean-Baptiste Robie

A still life of grapes, peaches, prunes and a sparrow
oil on panel 135.0 x 75.0 cm, signed l.r.

This painting was previously for sale.

Provenance: part. bezit Verenigde Staten.
Literature: Fondation Jean Robie, Brigitte Schuermans, 'Jean Robie 1821-1910', Brussel 2007, pag. 86, afb. 14 (in kleur).

A painter of landscapes and still lifes, Robie is chiefly known for his paintings of fruit and flowers (a.o. roses), seemly set down casually on a woodland path or at the water’s edge. In this sense, he broke with the 18th century tradition of meticulously arranged, ostentatious still lifes of flowers. He also painted close-ups of wild plants growing in their natural setting. His compositions stand out for their exquisite rendering of texture and rich colouration.


Jean-Baptiste Robie | A still life with roses, fruits and a nautilus cup, oil on panel, 63.0 x 77.8 cm, signed l.r.

Jean-Baptiste Robie

painting • for sale

A still life with roses, fruits and a nautilus cup

Jean-Baptiste Robie | Flower still life on a marble ledge, oil on panel, 44.0 x 64.5 cm, signed l.l. and painted ca. 1845-1850

Jean-Baptiste Robie

painting • for sale

Flower still life on a marble ledge, ca. 1845-1850

Jean-Baptiste Robie | Roses on a ledge, oil on panel, 36.3 x 27.0 cm, signed u.l. and dated 'Août' 1907

Jean-Baptiste Robie

painting • for sale

Roses on a ledge, 1907


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