Still Life with Cheeses, Artichoke, and Cherries
- Clara Peeters (Flemish, 1594 – c.1657)
- Oil on Wood, 33.34 x 46.67 cm
- Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Carter (M.2003.108.8)
The only Flemish woman known to have specialized in still life painting as early as the first decade of the seventeenth century, Clara Peeters is a pioneer among female Old Masters. Though not much is known about Peeters’ life, she is prominent among the artists who shaped the traditions of the Flemish/Dutch
Learn more about Peeters’ painting Still Life with Cheeses, Artichoke, and Cherries: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Books about Clara Peeters
The Art of Clara Peeters, edited by Alejandro Vergara, with an essay by Anne Lenders (The Prado Museum, 2016)
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