Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Still-Life of Flowers

Ambrosius Bosschaert was a still life painter. This is the "Still Life of Flowers In A Glass Vase With A Peach, Fly and Petals On A Stone Ledge" an oil on oak panel. His paintings sometime held symbolic and religious meanings. Bosschaert became one of the first artists that started still life painting, he also started a tradition where he painted detailed flower bouquets which included tulips and roses. He was born January 18th, 1573 and died in 1621. 

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