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Antonio de Pereda, Still Life with an Ebony Chest, 1652, oil on canvas, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Spanish Baroque painter Antonio de Pereda (c. 1611-1678) specialized in still lifes, creating the elaborate display above, surrounding an intricately designed chest.

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