Albert de Belleroche (1864-1944):
Still life with crucible, circa 1890
Framed (ref: 365)
Signed on reverse
Oil on canvas (P. Aprin, Paris)
19 x 15.6 in. (48.2 x 39.5 cm)
Provenance: The Artist's own collection
Literature: Llewellyn, Sacha, and Paul Liss. Portrait of an Artist. Liss Llewellyn, 2021, p.19.
The crucible shown would have been kept in the artist's studio for the purpose of heating raw pigments to make and blend colours.
In a 18th century pattern gilded frame.