The country loaf

Spanish School, 17th century2011

Castle of Villandry

Castle of Villandry

Here the artist uses materials, textures and shapes to give the bread a realistic consistency. His work on light and shade brings out the bread, in essence a symbolic food, from the cloth it is wrapped in.


  • Title: The country loaf
  • Creator: Spanish School, 17th century
  • Date: 2011
  • Physical Location: Villandry, France
  • Physical Dimensions: 25 x 36 cm
  • Rights: F. Lauginie
  • Medium: Oil on panel

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