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Still Life with Flowers, Vegetables and Pigeons

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Little is known of Tintore's life, and few works are attributed to him. His still lifes are more decorative than naturalistic, with the abundance of fruits and vegetables loosely arranged; here, they are held together by a broad serpentine curve that moves the eye from upper right to lower left.


1969, Frederick Mont, Inc., New York; 1969, sold by Mont to the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: September 23, 1969) NOTES: [1] The painting was accessioned with an attribution to Tommaso Salini.

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Lucy Dalbiac Luard Fund


118.74 x 88.26 cm (46 3/4 x 34 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas