David Emil Joseph de Noter
Fruit and Flowers, 19th century
Oil on canvas, 32 x 27 in.

Bequest of Charles Knox Smith


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David Emil Joseph de Noter lived and worked in Brussels. His lush still lifes, with their dramatic arrangements of brilliantly colored flowers, fruits, seashells, and sometimes animals and birds, were popular throughout Europe and the United States. He was showered with honors in the most prestigious institutions of the arts in Paris and London.

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