Francois Cidilla Bonvin (1817 – 1887)

The Attributes of Painting Paris, about 1879 Oil on canvas 49.4 x 60.5 cm This still life depicts the materials used in its making – including palette and brushes, tubes of paint, a portfolio of drawings, an inkwell and a paintbox.  The French artist Bonvin painted the objects in the direct and uncompromisingly physical manner … Read more