Festoon of Fruit and Flowers, Jan Davidsz. de Heem, 1660 - 1670

Festoon of Fruit and Flowers, Jan Davidsz. de Heem, 1660 - 1670

oil on canvas, h 74cm × w 60cm. More details

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.

On display in Eregalerij Animals Jan Davidsz. de Heem

Collections with this work

Animals

Rijksmuseum

Favourites

David

16 hours ago - 353 works 1680 18

still lifes

Natascha Kwee

2 days ago - 56 works 826 1

Make your own creations with this work