HAMEN, Juan van der
(b. 1596, Madrid, d. 1631, Madrid)

Still-Life with Crockery and Cakes

c. 1627
Oil on canvas, 77 x 100 cm
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

This serious and austere painting represents a group of everyday objects which are arranged in an orderly fashion on a table top. In the foreground, creating the central motif of the composition, are some cakes and rolls, while to the right is a cheese mould and on the left some cups and jars.

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