Stilleben, Kaffee und Kartoffeln (Still life with Coffee and Poratoes), Albert Anker
Link is to Wikimedia Commons page with high-res image.
This domestic still life by 19th century Swiss artist Albert Anker at first looks smoothly refined, but on closer inspection reveals itself to be quite painterly.
Link: Stilleben, Kaffee und Kartoffeln, Wikimedia Commons
5 Replies to “Eye Candy for Today: Albert Anker still life with Coffee and Potatoes”
Anker, a modest, but modern Swiss Rembrandt?
The house where he was born, lived and worked . . .
SightsWithin.com contain more of his coffee-still- life images on page 2.
Also one of tea, sugar cubes and real cookies (Plätzchen).
I don’t know how he manages to duplicate the exact dull sheen and texture of baked potato skins—it’s remarkable.
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