Oil on canvas
Framed: 54 x 67 x 5 cm (21 1/4 x 26 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.); Unframed: 34 x 48 cm (13 3/8 x 18 7/8 in.)
Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund 1983.97
During the 1760s, after painting portraits and portrait miniatures with his father, Meléndez began to specialize in still lifes. Active mainly in Madrid, he is regarded as the finest Spanish still-life painter of the 18th century, but he spent much of his life in poverty.
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