Friday, January 24, 2014

Who painted this? #58

A little bit different this week - it's a picture of people looking at paintings.....

Plus - a clue - there's another difference too.

Who painted this? #58

How to participate in "Who painted this? #58"

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In short:
  • use your brains not software to find the answer - search using words only on a database of images 
  • leave your answer as a comment on this blog - do not leave the answer on Facebook! 
  • if correct it will not be published until the next post - which provides the answer 
  • if wrong it will be published 
  • the winner - who gets a mention and a link on/from this blog - is NOT THIS WEEK the first person to give me a completely correct answer for ALL the things I want to know. It's the person who does all this AND provides the BEST answer (see above)

Who Painted This #57 - The Answer

Who painted this? #57
Wild Strawberries in a Wan Li Bowl
Adriaen Coorte 
Title of the artwork: Wild Strawberries in a Wan Li Bowl
Name of the artist who created this artwork: Adriaen Coorte (1665-1707/10) Exact Places and dates of birth and death unknown. Working in Middleburg c. 1685 - c.1707
Date it was created: 1704
Media used:

  • Oil on paper, mounted on wood 
  • Panel: 11 5/8 x 8 7/8 in. (29.53 x 22.54 cm); 
  • Framed: 18 3/4 x 16 x 2 in. (47.63 x 40.64 x 5.08 cm)

Where it lives now: Los Angeles County Museum of Art. It's currently on public view in the Ahmanson Building, floor 3

Here are some websites which provide further information about and images by Adriaen Coorte

Who guessed correct?

Who painted this #57? - a number of people got this - although I actually thought it was far from easy.
Bernadette excelled at finding information about an artist about which relatively little is known and consequently wins "Best Answer of the Week.