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Otto Marceus van Scriec
Otto Marceus
 van Scriec
Netherlands 1619−1678
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Otto Marseus van Schrik (niderl. Otto Marseus van Schrieck; CA. 1619 Nijmegen, the Netherlands — June 22, 1678, Amsterdam) is a master of the still life painter from the Dutch Golden age.

Features artist Otto van Marseus Skrika:Like many Dutch painters, could not stay away from the «flower rush» and early in his career, wrote still lifes with complex bouquets. He traveled a lot, visited France, Italy, England. From his travels to Holland he brought new ideas, one of them — still life with elements of the landscape.
He is considered the founder of the style «bosstilleven"(still life). This image of scenes of nature with plants and small animals, often against the evening landscape. Unlike other artists who have written similar still lifes, Otto Marseus often portrayed reptiles — snakes, frogs and lizards. For them, the artist built in his manor house of marsh, watching them in real conditions and did many sketches. Followers of the artist who shared his love of «the forest still life» — the Dutch Elias van den Broek, Rachel Ruusand Neapolitan painter Paolo Porpora.

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Otto Marceus van Scriec. Still life with fish and cauliflower
Still life with fish and cauliflower
Otto Marceus van Scriec
1654, 14.6×19.5 cm
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Otto Marceus van Scriec. Still life with mushrooms, a Viper and thistles
Still life with mushrooms, a Viper and thistles
Otto Marceus van Scriec
1660, 52×42 cm
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Otto Marceus van Scriec. Blue morning glories, toad, and insects
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Blue morning glories, toad, and insects
1660, 53×68 cm
Otto Marceus van Scriec. Still life with poppy, insects, and reptiles
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Still life with poppy, insects, and reptiles
1670, 68×52 cm
Otto Marceus van Scriec. Forest still life with flowers, mushrooms and butterflies
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Forest still life with flowers, mushrooms and butterflies
76×68 cm
Otto Marceus van Scriec. Vase with flowers and butterflies
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Vase with flowers and butterflies
1669, 60×50 cm
Otto Marceus van Scriec. Plants and insects
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Plants and insects
1665, 102×76 cm
Otto Marceus van Scriec. Still life with Thistle
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Still life with Thistle
1670, 125×101 cm
Otto Marceus van Scriec. Still life in the forest
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Still life in the forest
1666, 52×43 cm
Otto Marceus van Scriec. Still life with mushrooms and a snake
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Still life with mushrooms and a snake
1657
Otto Marceus van Scriec. Tulip, carnation, daffodil in a vase
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Tulip, carnation, daffodil in a vase
47×38 cm
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