mignon still life with flowers cat and mousetrap c1670

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mignon still life with flowers cat and mousetrap c1670
 

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Abraham Mignon or Minjon (Frankfurt, June 21, 1640 - Utrecht, March 27, 1679), was a Dutch golden age painter, specialized in flower bouquets.

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  • 2011-08-05 18:15:05
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    The cat's face is obviously a rendition of a human face (look at the nose!). As Mignon was an accomplished painter, I can only assume that this was deliberate (is the face that of the painting's commissioner?). Otherwise it's a spectacularly bad cat face!

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