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Still Life-Flowers in a Basket

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Roesen painted about three to four hundred still lifes during his career, but little is known of his life. Evidence suggests that he trained as a porcelain painter in Germany and that he exhibited a still life at an art club in Cologne in 1847 before he fled Germany’s political turmoil in...

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Provenance

1969, with Vose Galleries, Boston; 1969, sold by Vose Galleries to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 19, 1969)

Credit Line

M. and M. Karolik Fund

1850s

Dimensions

76.2 x 102.23 cm (30 x 40 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

69.1228

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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