Festoon of fruits and flowers Sale

Jan Davidsz. de Heem (1660 - 1670)

In 1626 this Utrecht-born painter moved to Antwerp, where he became acquainted with sumptuous and colourful Flemish still-life painting. He combined this influence with his gift for rendering nature in minute detail. This is clear to see in this floral and fruit festoon: a highly decorative entity that is nevertheless meticulously detailed. All kinds of hungry insects populate this still life. Festoon of fruits (grapes, lemons, pomegranate, plums, cherries, blackberries) and flowers (including roses), hanging from a ring in front of a niche. Also leaves, a branch with chestnuts, beetles, butterflies and snails.

Original Dimensions: W24" X H29"
  • Regular price $852.00
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