(b. ca. 1613, Paris, d. 1679, Paris)

The Oyster Eater

Oil on canvas, 107 x 89 cm
Private collection

This charming and beautifully painted genre painting with a still-life of oysters, dateable to the mid-seventeenth century, is by a rare French master, of German extraction, Henry Strésor, who settled in Paris in 1641 and remained there until his death in 1679.

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