Three Figs

Dutch Paintings
and Drawings

Slide background

Handling of light

Lobster I

Culinary Paintings

Cherries and Apricots

Still Life
Celebrating Beauty

Fivizzano Plums


Still Life with Delft Plate I

Traditional Techniques

Still Life with Delft Plate II

Attention to Detail

Still Life with Delft Plate III



Classical Style

Dutch still life and culinary paintings using classical technique, by London based artist Tanja Möderscheim

Tanja Möderscheim is a Dutch painter based in London. She paints culinary and still life paintings using techniques common in 17th-Century Holland. Her close attention to detail and anatomy in her Dutch still life paintings is driven by her background in science and is also a nod to the renewed interest in taxonomy during the Dutch Golden Age.

She exhibits regularly in between commissions and working on projects. One such project celebrates culinary heritage and local food produce. For this project she collaborated with the BBC Food and Farming Awards (2016) and currently works with additional food producers to bring out the best of their business in paint. These paintings will be exhibited together to celebrate artisan producers and their good, local food.

Tanja also teaches still life painting workshops in Old Isleworth.


Tanja’s Small still life with Delft plate has been accepted for exhibition at the Mall Galleries London: Society of Women Artists, 156th annual exhibition, 4-9 July.

Delft plate

She is currently working on commissions for clients in the UK, a large painting for the Art Matakana Gallery in New Zealand, and two paintings profiling pedigree Sussex cattle from Sheffield Farms as part of her culinary heritage project. She is planning her next still life painting courses for July and September/October 2017.

Dutch Oils Art also feature in:

Upcoming Exhibitions

Teaching workshops, Old Isleworth, July
Llewellyn Alexander Fine Paintings, Waterloo London, June-August
Mall Galleries London: Society of Women Artists, 156th annual exhibition, 4-9 July
Aubergine Art Gallery, Wimbledon, ongoing
Windsor Contemporary Art Fair, Windsor 10-12 November 2017
Mayfair Christmas Market, 1-2 December 2017


Proudly supporting the charity Environment Trust, Richmond.