About This Artwork

Paolo Antonio Barbieri, attributed to
Italian, 1603–1649

Kitchen Still Life, c. 1640

Oil on canvas
26 1/8 x 31 3/16 in. (66.3 x 79.2 cm)

A. A. Munger Collection, 1934.389

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Hartford, Conn., Wadsworth Atheneum, The Painters of Still Life, 1938, cat. 43 (ill.).

The Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Masterpieces of Spanish Painting, 1954, cat. 32.

Publication History

"Report for the Year Nineteen Hundred Thirty-Four," Bulletin of The Art Institute of Chicago 29 (1935), pt. 3, pp. 33-34, ill. p. 22.

[Francisco J.] S[ánchez] C[antón], "Dos Bodegones españoles," Archivo español de arte 15 (1942), p. 232, ill. opp. p. 231.

Francisco J. Sánchez-Cantón, La Sensibilidad de Zurbarán (Granada, 1944), pp. 13-14, ill.

Helmut P. G. Seckel, "Francisco de Zurbaran as a Painter of Still Life," Gazette des Beaux-Arts 30 (1946), p. 290.

Helmut P. G. Seckel, "Francisco de Zurbaran as a Painter of Still Life: Appendix," Gazette des Beaux Arts 31 (1947), p. 62, no. xi.

Katherine Kuh, Art Has Many Faces: The Nature of Art Presented Visually (New York, 1951), pp. 32-33, pl. 52.

Charles Fabens Kelly, "Chicago: Record Years," Art News 51 (June-August 1952), p. 53 (ill.).

César Pemán, "Juan de Zurbarán," Archivo español de arte 31 (1958), pp. 206-207, 210 p.

VI.Paul Guinard, Zurbarán et les peintres espagnols de la vie monastique (Paris, 1960), p. 281, no. 602.

The Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in The Art Institute of Chicago, A Catalogue of the Picture Collection (Chicago, 1961), p. 490.

Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, Mass, 1972), pp. 15, 506, 571.

Carlo Volpe, “La natura morta,”in La pittura L’Accademia Clementina, exh. cat. (Bologna Palazzi del Podestà e di Re Enzo, 1979), p. 151.

Marco Rosci, "La 'Natura Morta',” Storia dell'arte italiana vol. 4. ed Federico Zeri (Turin, 1982), pp. 97-98, fig. 138.

Luigi Salerno, La Natura morta italiana 1560-1805 (Rome, 1984), p. 132, under no. 32.

Daniele Benati in La pittura in Italia: Il Seicento (Milan, 1988), p. 235.

Anna Colombi Ferretti, “La natura morta a Bologna e in Romagna “ in La natura morta in Italia, vol. I (Milan, 1987), p. 455, fig. 544.

Gianluca and Ulisse Bocchi, Naturalia: nature morte in collezioni pubbliche e private (Turin, 1992), p. 82.

Bruno Passamani, "L'Ultima natura morta del fratello del Guercino," in Studi di storia dell'arte in onore di Mina Gregor (Milan, 1994), p. 224.

Claus Grimm, Stilleben: Die italienischen, spanischen und französischen Meister (Stuttgart and Zurich, 1995), p. 99, pl. 43.

Ugo Ruggeri, “Barbieri, Paolo Antonio” in Dictionary of Art, vol 3 (London, 1996), p. 211.

Gianluca and Ulisse Bocchi, Naturaliter: Nuovi contributi alla natura morta in Italia settentrionale e Toscana tra XVII e XVIII secolo (Casalmaggiore, 1998), pp. 236, 240-241.

Emilio Negro, “Paolo Antonio Barbieri” in La Scuola del Guercino, eds. Emilio Negro, Massimo Pirondini, and Nicosetta Roio (Modena, 2004), pp. 86, 88.

Ownership History

Julius H. Weitzner, New York, by 1934; sold to the Art Institute, October 1934.




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