The tradition of using porcelain and faience in a still life

Дєточка, Ольга Михайлівна (2019) The tradition of using porcelain and faience in a still life Молодий вчений (10(74)). pp. 57-60. ISSN 2313-2167

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The article discusses the history of birth and development tradition of using porcelain and faience in a still-life. In the XVII century Chinese porcelain became an important subject in Dutch art, appearing regularly in still-life paintings. Determined that the choice of items in still-life, particular porcelain, was influenced by new tastes, habits and ideals of the time. In the heyday of the still-life genre, Chinese porcelain was associated with wealth and high status of the owner. Therefore, all kinds of still-life showed the porcelain and faience along with gold, silver, jewels and different delicacies. Many famous Flemish and Dutch artists painted porcelain in their still-lifes, among them Pieter Gerritsz van Roestraten, Juriaen van Streek, Jan Jans van de Velde, Clara Peters, Willem Kalf, Ambrosius Bosschaert, Osias Beert the Elder and other. The content of their paintings reveals the beauty, rarity and admiration of valuable ceramics at that time. Afterward, still-life paintings with porcelain and faience became popular in France, England, Germany and Switzerland. As a rule, a lot of leading painters created paintings with ceramics of famous productions such as Delft, Wedgwood, Sevres and Meissen. Determined, that in the XVIII–XIX centuries, porcelain was of great importance in the paintings of such famous artists as Jean Baptiste Simeon Chardin, Jean-Etienne Liotard, Albert Anker and Karl Thoma-Hofele. In the still-lifes of these artists, precious ceramics symbolized aristocracy, sophistication and was associated with royal utensils. This is especially represented in the paintings of English artists, in particular the still-lifes of William Nicholson. It has been established that from the moment of birth and over the centuries, the tradition of using ceramics in a still-life has remained relevant. Therefore, the article also defines and characterizes the main the reasons for tradition of using precious ceramics in still-lifes European artists from of the XVII –XX centuries. Was researched the works of leading painters in which used a porcelain; the features and ideas of artists with examples of specific paintings.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: painting; still-life; faience; porcelain; ceramics
Subjects: Це архівна тематика Київського університету імені Бориса Грінченка > Статті у журналах > Наукові (входять до інших наукометричних баз, крім перерахованих, мають ISSN, DOI, індекс цитування)
Divisions: Це архівні підрозділи Київського університету імені Бориса Грінченка > Факультет образотворчого мистецтва і дизайну > Кафедра образотворчого мистецтва
Це архівні підрозділи Київського університету імені Бориса Грінченка > Фаховий коледж "Універсум" > Циклова комісія образотворчого мистецтва та дизайну
Depositing User: викладач Ольга Михайлівна Дєточка
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2021 14:15
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2021 14:15

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