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...’s company is responsible for some of the most refined pieces in the gallery. In […] Posted in Antiques , M.S. Rau Blog | Comments Off The Mystery of Chiaroscuro August 2nd, 2013 Petrus van Schendel is perhaps... Read More »

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...by Petrus van Schendel Petrus van Schendel is perhaps most famous for his nighttime market scenes which garnered substantial attention for his use of light and composition.  With their interesting contrast......composition. The candle provides a small yet brilliant glow which reflects onto the subjects’ facial features, thus inviting the viewer to imagine their own storyline. Van Schendel’s nocturne paintings truly......exemplify the 17 th -century Dutch tradition of candlelit paintings and provide a glimpse into what life was like for the working class of the 17 th century. Van Schendel was born in the Netherlands in 1806... Read More »