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Still Life with Tulips and Lemons

By flowerpower59
I can't decide if I love these tulips or hate them, but I bought them because they are the type that were so precious in Holland in the 1600s. Some of the most coveted varieties were tulips that had lines and streaks rather than a solid colour. This effect is actually caused by a virus that 'breaks' the colour on the plant. Back in the day they were literally worth their weight in gold. These were 1.79 in Aldi Grin

Tags: Still life Tulips Lemons Delftware Textures and layers Dutch still life Pewter plate

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17 Feb 2021 1:30PM
Very nice image.
Geoff
Chinga Plus
11 104 3 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2021 1:34PM
A very appealing floral... Excellent work, Isabel GrinGrinGrin
viscostatic 16 50 11 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2021 1:43PM
I like the light and colours in this image. Thank you for the background information.

Phil.
chase Plus
17 2.4k 628 England
17 Feb 2021 1:46PM
Lovely mix of colour and light Fiona, against a well chosen bg.
17 Feb 2021 1:50PM
A bargain! And a very good still life you've created with them.
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 23 Canada
17 Feb 2021 2:35PM
A beautifully arranged and captured still life.
Irishkate 11 45 121 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2021 2:51PM
I love the tulips (read Tulip Fever) so I know how much they were valued in the past.
I like your Delft Vase and the blue cloth - not to sure about the white cloth - Maybe less of it
if you want to keep some white there.
KateGrin
manicam 18 44 1 Canada
17 Feb 2021 3:51PM
Absolutely extremely excellent presentation

Sherman
cymru2019 3 17 7 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2021 4:01PM
Absolutely fantastic still life. David
cooky Plus
18 6 7 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2021 4:07PM
Excellent lighting and set up.

Kath
boov 9 2 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2021 5:20PM
Lovely set up.. super image
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
17 Feb 2021 5:35PM
I like the bi-colored tulips and you vase is enviable!

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