LINARD, Jacques
(b. ca. 1600, Paris, d. 1645, Paris)

The Five Senses and the Four Elements

Oil on canvas, 105 x 153 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

This allegorical still-life, typical for the period, consists of objects referring to the five senses (sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste) and the four elements (fire, air, earth, water). The objects bear the Richelieu family arms.