Isn’t this mesmerizing?
Zurbaran, Cup of Water and a Rose, c. 1630, National Gallery, London
Here is another favorite by this Spanish artist we should all know a little better than we do.
I spent hours in the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest but will never forget the quiet reverence I felt in the gallery filled with bold and powerful works painted by the Spanish masters, including this wonderful depiction of St. Andrew by Zurbarán.
Here are a few more :
A new exhibition is on in Brussels with more outstanding works by this Spanish painter of mystics, monks and martyrs.