|Roses, tulips, anemone, cyclamen |
and other flowers in a porcelain
vase, Ambrosius Bosschaert
|Fruit Still-life with Shells and Tulip, 1620, Ambrosius Bosschaert (the elder).|
The arrangement seems somewhat contrived, but no less prone to insects.
|Ambrosius Bosschaert (the elder) Only in details|
such as this can you get a feel for the accuracy
with which the Bosschearts plied their trade.
|Fruit Plate with Shells, Balthasar van der Ast. The brother-in-law also painted, though usually using a horizontal format. Bosschaert's flowers were almost always vertical.|
|Dead Frog with Flies, 1630 Ambrosius Bosschaert II|