Still Life with Melons, Peaches, Figs, and Grapes; Michele Pace del Campidoglio
Link is to zoomable version on Google art Project; downloadable file on Wikimedia Commons; original is in the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
To me, this wonderful 17th century still life by the Italian painter Michele Pace del Campidoglio has a remarkably contemporary feeling — as if painted yesterday by a modern painter steeped in Baroque tradition.
Link: Still Life with Melons, Peaches, Figs, and Grapes; Google Art Project
3 Replies to “Eye Candy for Today: Michele Pace del Campidoglio still life”
His “Greyhound” portrait with the almost invisible puppy in the righthand corner is to me also Eye Candy. As it turned out, later, Michelangelo Pace became an animal painter.
Here is one painting of a little girl frightened by a vicious monkey.
There’s also this piece.
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