Illzach before 1802-1865
Oil on silk, 54 x 43.2 cm
Monogrammed and dated: JUT 1824 (lower right)
Hoogsteder & Hoogsteder, The Hague
Jean Ulrich Tournier studied in Paris in the early 19th century under the Van Spaendonck brothers of Tilburg. He later worked in the silk industry in Alsace. This still life is also painted on silk. The unusual material accentuates the delicacy of the portrayal.