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Frans Moormans : Goldfish Bowl, The
Frans Moormans (Goldfish Bowl, The)

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Artist: Frans Moormans
Title: Goldfish Bowl, The
Media: Oil on canvas, 8 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches
Description: Signed at lower right: “Frans. Moormans”

The Chinese were probably the first to keep goldfish in garden pools and containers, and the French are known to have adopted the practice by the eighteenth century. By the nineteenth century, goldfish bowls were popular in middle-class interiors in Europe and the United States, and a subject for genre painters.

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Price: Price upon request
Inventory: RS 5775
  
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