ACTIVE IN NAPLES DURING THE MID-17TH CENTURY
STILL LIFE OF BREAD, CHEESE, SALAMI AND FIGS ALONG WITH WINE JUGS AND GLASSES, SOME ITEMS SET ON WHITE CERAMIC DISHES AND ALL UPON A TABLE LINED WITH A WHITE CLOTH
oil on canvas, unframed
26 5/8 by 36 3/8 in.; 67.6 by 92.4 cm.
Spanish by birth, Giovanni Quinsa spent the majority of his career in Naples. His oeuvre consists of only a few works, most of which, like the present still life, exhibit an elegant and modern compositional simplicity.