scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,569
Still Life Paper Assignment In A Roemer with Grapes a Pewter Plate and a Roll van Beyeren depicts a pewter with some grapes on it on a table with a glass of what I see as wine and off to the side there is a roll with some sort of topping My first thought was that this was a snackmeal for someone of the upper or upper- middle class The caption said however that this was a painting of an everyday scene I can only derive two things 1 van Beyeren was upper or upper-middle class 2 people lived in the Netherlands and every body drank wine and ate rich food The arrangement of the items is somewhat casual as if the consumer had to answer the door or some other relatively urgent occurrance Im not the best art anyalist but it seems that van Beyeren doesnt do much for spacing It looks as if all the items are about to fall off the table The table has big features ie large legs thick wood panels etc however the table has a rather shallow appearence This gives the whole painting shallow space It seems as if van Beyeren painted A Roemer with Grapes quickly He used good lighting shading etc but the evident brushsrokes adds a quick effect It looks like he painted it as fast as the person eating placed his food down to attend to something else Van Beyeren uses dark earth-tone-style colors which I believe adds more to the upper-class feel There are really no bright or highly contrasting colors Van Beyeren uses thick paint and heavy brushtrokes to characterize this painting Even though this painting has heavy brushtrokes it still has an evident finished quality The work looks complete and seems to have realistic look to it Composition with Vegetables by Gorky is a simple painting of a
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA