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Old Master portrait of a dog with fruit in a landscape


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Tobias Stranover or Toby Stranovius (1684-1756) was a Transylvanian Saxon born painter (1684-after 1731).


Still life with fruit and birds
Stranover was born in Hermannstadt but travelled to Germany, the Netherlands, and England, where he stayed. He is registered in Hamburg, Hermannstadt, Amsterdam and London.[1] He became a follower of the bird painter Melchior d'Hondecoeter and presumably also Jakob Bogdány, whose daughter Elisabeth he married.
Stranover died in
London.


Reference Number: 2122