The Goldfinch by Carel Fabritius by David Henty

£2,900.00

This 362-year-od painting of a tiny bird has become one of the most popular of its time and is one of the most celebrated paintings of The Hague.

Carel Fabritius (1622-54) trained in Rembrandt’s studio and later moved to the same home town of Vermeer – where he died, tragically young.

This small charming painting, on a wooden panel, depicting a goldfinch perched on its feeding-box, seen against a whitewashed wall is the inspiration I needed to replicate it.  The goldfinch is an intelligent bird and sings beautifully, especially the males, they were very popular pets and often appear in 17th Century Dutch paintings depicting captive love.

“I like to be creative with other peoples ideas” David Henty.

Additional information

Additional information

Type

Copy art

Medium

Painting

Materials

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

50cm x 39cm

Ready to hang

Yes

Signed

Yes

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