Still life with yellow iris, small oil painting on wooden panel in the 17th century style

Still life with yellow iris, small oil painting on wooden panel in the 17th century style



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  • Handmade
  • Materials: Surface: Wood & hardboard
  • Height: 10.5 centimeters
  • Width: 4.5 centimeters
  • Depth: 8 millimeters

Still life with yellow iris, small oil painting on wooden panel in the 17th century style :

Here is a vibrant yellow-orange iris flower whose petals stand out in contrast on a dark background. The curves of the flower and the vase are highlighted by their opposition to the straight lines of the iris leaves and the long shell in the foreground.A blue beetle (rosalia alpina) climbs the porcelain vase adorned with floral patterns.
Is the beetle being lured by these patterns or by the iris?
The little insect is perhaps wondering about the connections between Art and Nature...

Original oil painting, unique hand-painted artwork to be fixed on a wall ( supplied with hanger) or on a small easel within a collection of curios, rare and precious objects.

• Technique: gesso coated wood board, monochrome egg tempera underpaintings and multiple layers of thin colored oil glazings ( flemish technique ). The sides are gilded with copper leaf ( patinated aspect ).

• Dimensions : 4.13 x 1.77 x 0.31 in / 10.5 x 4.5 x 0.8 cm

• Shipping and delivery : registered parcel with signature on delivery. Robust packaging: your painting is wrapped in silk paper, bubble wrap and a inflexible cardboard sleeve.
This small format oil painting is an unique artwork, hand painted and signed.

All my paintings are on display in my Etsy online store :


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13 shop reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Heather Rose Partis Nov 21, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

As an artist myself, I immediately saw the quality in these miniatures. I was delighted to receive the parcel. Every possible detail and then some was observed in the packaging. Clearly, this artist is schooled in precision and quality every step of the way. I have placed my little painting among other valuables in a beloved curio cabinet. I love collecting things that have been imbued with soul.

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Till Postrach Sep 5, 2021

5 out of 5 stars

Superb! Magnifique! Le Maestro! Always a pleasure to see your mastership on my walls! I Love it!!!!

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Sherry Cecchini Nov 25, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

Amazing talent and detail. Packed well and delivered earlier than expected. Not sure how to display since it is so tiny. Thanks for the beautiful cards. Nice surprise!

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Till Postrach Sep 5, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

Best painter on etsy, by far. I will buy more here Stéphane, i need a cat pic :)

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