Magnum Photos: Where Ideas Are Born, David Batchelor: Colour Is and our permanent collections will be open on Saturday 25 June. Please note that due to a wedding taking place, the Ground Floor Galleries will be closed from 2.30pm.
This still life is painted on copper, which was favoured by artists for small-scale works as its smooth and uniform surface enabled the use of a very fine brush to bring small details into focus, such as the dragonfly hovering above the bunch of grapes in this composition.
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