Eye Candy for Today: Michele Pace del Campidoglio still life

Still Life with Melons, Peaches, Figs, and Grapes, Michele Pace del Campidoglio, 17th century
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.

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