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Catalog number 59.174
Artist Monnoyer, Jean-Baptiste
Title Flowers in a Vase
Date 1680
Object Name Painting
Description This is a still-life painting attributed to Jean Baptiste Monnoyer (1636 - 1699 AD). Although the style and execution of it bear similarities to other Monnoyer's paintings, the recent examination of it revealed added strips of canvas, one of which contains what appears to be the "original" signature. Thus questions about the authenticity of the signature are now being raised. There is no question, however, that the central portion of the painting is aged and original to the period of 1680.
Medium/Material Oil on canvas
Dimensions H-34.5 W-25.75 inches
Search Terms Baroque
17th century AD
Exhibition and Publication History *"Queens College Art Collection," 1960, #269.
*"Art From the Queens College Collection, Part I," Queens County Art and Cultural Center, 1973, p. 7, #14.
"Director's Choice, Part II," G-TM 10/10-12/20/02, #64. Amy Winter, Curator.
Culture French