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 Johann Wilhelm Preyer
 Johann Wilhelm Preyer
1803−1889
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John William Prayer (it. Johann Wilhelm Preyer; July 19, 1803, Monchengladbach — 20 Feb 1889, Dusseldorf) was a German painter. Master of still life.

Born into a family with long artistic traditions. Daughter — Emily, a Prayer, a student of John Wilhelm became an artist-naturalista. The brother and sister, Gustave and Louise Prayer of the Prayer were also painters.

In the years 1822−1837 studied at the Düsseldorf Academy of arts. Made a long journey around Europe: in 1835 in the Netherlands, in 1837, in Munich, in 1840, in Venice, Milan, in 1843, in Switzerland and the Tyrol.

The basis the great success of the paintings of Johann Wilhelm Preyer steel special skills in the technique of painting in which his paintings are close to naturalism. At the exhibition in düsseldorf the experts said: «On permanent display … so beautiful pictures of Prayer… depicting lush tropical fruits that look so juicy that the viewer, with a mouth full of slyunok, there is a strong temptation not to bite them…"

Evaluating the work of the master, ESBE (Encyclopedic dictionary of Brockhaus and Efron) writes: «the Paintings of Johann Wilhelm Preyer,
depicting flowers and fruits among the different utensils, different taste compositions great force and freshness of the paint and such thoroughness of execution, to which hardly reached any of the newest artists one specialty with this artist. Many of his works, enjoying this day honor went to North America and England. In the Berlin national gallery has six paintings by Prayer, related, however, to the first time of his activity».

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Johann Wilhelm Preyer. Still life with fruit, nuts and a glass on a marble ledge. 1858
Johann Wilhelm Preyer. Still life with grapes. 1849
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Johann Wilhelm Preyer. Fruit and champagne glass on a marble ledge.
Johann Wilhelm Preyer. Fruit in a porcelain vase. 1832
Johann Wilhelm Preyer. Fruit still life. 1864
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Johann Wilhelm Preyer. Large fruit still life with pheasant and a glass of wine.
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Large fruit still life with pheasant and a glass of wine.
45×55 cm
Johann Wilhelm Preyer. Fruit and champagne glass on a marble ledge.
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Fruit and champagne glass on a marble ledge.
33.4×30 cm
Johann Wilhelm Preyer. Fruit in a porcelain vase. 1832
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Fruit in a porcelain vase. 1832
42×36 cm
Johann Wilhelm Preyer. Fruit still life. 1864
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Fruit still life. 1864
31×41 cm
Johann Wilhelm Preyer. Still life with fruit, nuts and a glass on a marble ledge. 1858
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Still life with fruit, nuts and a glass on a marble ledge. 1858
30×38 cm
Johann Wilhelm Preyer. Still life with grapes. 1849
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Still life with grapes. 1849
29×37 cm
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