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Subjects : Still life
Keywords : allegory, bouquet, bread, carnation, chessboard, glass, mandolin, mirror, playing card, score, still life, vase, wine
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Nature morte à l'échiquier

Still Life with a Chessboard, also known as The Five Senses, is a 55 × 73 cm oil painting on wood by Lubin Baugin, now in the Musée du Louvre in Paris. Probably dating from the years when Baugin was master of the guild of painters in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, around 1631, it is signed in imitation of a woodcut on the edge of the table, BAVGIN, lower left, below the music book. It shows, in the corner of a room with ashlar walls, a rough wooden table, cut off to the left of the frame. On this table are arranged, from left to right, an open Italian-style music booklet, protruding from the edge and covered on its right-hand page by an upturned mandora, the handle of which also protrudes partly from the table, a chased, conical crystal glass, three-quarters full of red wine, a small ball of bread (notched with a cross on the top), an oblong pearl, a green leather purse with tightened strings, a pack of playing cards showing a club, a heart and, on top, the Jack of Clubs, a folded chessboard box on which rests a spherical vase containing three blooming carnations and one bud, and an octagonal metal mirror suspended by a hook in a wall perpendicular to the surface of the painting, behind the table. The shadows cast suggest an unidentifiable light source to the left of the table. The glass vase also bears the reflection of a latticed window. This still life, which appeared at the sale of the Josef Cremer collection in Dortmund in 1929, was presented at the exhibition Les Peintres de [...]


This artwork is a painting from the classical period. It belongs to the baroque style.


« Nature morte à l'échiquier » is kept at Musée du Louvre, Paris, France.


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