Woman with Basket & Fruit 2009 – original by Christiaen van Couwenbergh (1604 – 1667)
Finely painted oil on canvas copy of the original Dutch Golden Age picture.
Couwenbergh was born in Delft, Netherlands, Christiaen learned to paint from Johan van Nes, and then entered the Guild of St. Luke in Delft in 1627. He then travelled back and forth to Italy. Upon his return he settled in The Hague where he joined the Confrerie Pictura in 1647 becoming deacon in 1649.