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Still life with playing cards - Carstian Luyckx (1623-1658)
Still life with playing cards - Carstian Luyckx (1623-1658) - Paintings & Drawings Style
Ref : 108140
35 000 €
Period :
17th century
Artist :
Carstian Luyckx (1623-1658)
Provenance :
Flemish school
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Dimensions :
l. 17.32 inch X H. 13.39 inch
Jan Muller

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Still life with playing cards - Carstian Luyckx (1623-1658)

Still life with playing cards, coral, shells, a jewelry box and a stone sculpture

Oil on canvas

We'd like to thank dr. Fred Meijer for his attribution.

Carstian Luyckx was a 17th century Flemish artist. In this painting, Luyckx carefully arranges playing cards, red coral shells, a jewelry box and a stone sculpture into a harmonious and intriguing composition. Each element shows his attention to detail and his ability to capture the intricate textures and nuances of objects.
The playing cards lend an element of mystery and playfulness to the still life. Their presence hints at the idea of games and chance, adding a layer of symbolism to the arrangement. The red coral and shells evoke the natural world, their vibrant colors and delicate forms contrasting with the man made objects in the composition.
Luyckx’s handling of light and shadow brings the objects to life, creating a sense of volume and depth in the painting.

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Jan Muller

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17th Century Oil Painting