Small Wonders

Dutch Still Lifes by Adriaen Coorte

June 29, 2003 – September 28, 2004

West Building Main Floor

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: 19 still lifes by 17th-century Dutch artist Adriaen Coorte were presented in this first exhibition in the United States devoted to his work. The exhibition, which included loans from public and private collections in Europe and the United States, marked the Gallery's acquisition of its first painting by Coorte, Still Life with Asparagus and Red Currants (The Lee and Juliet Folger Fund).

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Arthur K. Wheelock Jr., curator of northern baroque paintings at the National Gallery, was the curator.

Sponsor: The exhibition was supported by the Shell Oil Company Foundation. The brochure was made possible by The Lee and Juliet Folger Fund.

Image: Adriaen Coorte, Still Life with Asparagus and Red Currants, 1696, oil on canvas, The Lee and Juliet Folger Fund, 2002.122.1

Attendance: 112,145

Brochure: Small Wonders: Dutch Still Lifes by Adriaen Coorte, by Arthur K. Wheelock Jr. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 2003.

Related Artists

Coorte, Adriaen
Dutch
, 1627 - 1743