Pioneering Flemish Painter Clara Peeters at Museo del Prado

Spain’s Museo Nacional del Prado has launched its first exhibition devoted to a woman painter. “The Art of Clara Peeters” highlights the talent and vision of the pioneering 17th century Flemish still life painter Clara Peeters – a remarkable woman who was one of the first generation of European artists to specialize in still life painting and one of the few active female painters of early modern Europe.

Curated by Alejandro Vergara, Chief Curator of Flemish and Northern School Painting, Museo del Prado, the exhibition features 15 of the most important works from Peeters’ known surviving oeuvre of just around 40 paintings, loaned from museums and collections around the world. The 15 works were painted

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