Signed, c. 1730
Panel, 80 x 61 cm
[Exhib: Still Life Paintings in the Netherlands 1550-1720, Amsterdam (Rijksmuseum) 1999, no. 74]
Jan van Huysum portrayed his ebullient bouquets against a light background. This contributed to the decorative character of the paintings, which perfectly suited the elegant interiors of the eighteenth century.