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  • A Cat Stealing Fish
    Giuseppe Recco (Italian, Neapolitan, 1634–1695)
    Oil on canvas; 38 x 50 1/2 in. (96.5 x 128.3 cm)
    Purchase, 1871 (71.17)

    Recco was a celebrated Neapolitan still-life painter, known for kitchen scenes and arrangements of flowers, fish, game, and other foodstuffs. Intense lighting effects and realistic description of surface textures are characteristic of this master.

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  • A Cat Stealing Fish
    Giuseppe Recco (Italian, Neapolitan, 1634–1695)
    Oil on canvas; 38 x 50 1/2 in. (96.5 x 128.3 cm)
    Purchase, 1871 (71.17)


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