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date: 05 August 2020

ontbijt 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists
Author(s):

Ian Chilvers

A type of still-life painting, popular in early 17th-century Dutch art (particularly the 1620s and 1630s), featuring simple foodstuffs such as bread, cheese, herring, and a glass of beer. ‘Ontbijt’ is Dutch for ‘breakfast’ and such paintings are often referred to in English as ‘breakfast pieces’, but the foods depicted are not usually specific to any time of day. Leading exponents included Pieter ... ...

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