Amsterdam 1682 - 1749 Amsterdam
Signed and dated: Jan van Huysum fecit 1723 (bottom right)
Panel, 80 x 60 cm
Wallace Collection, London
Jan van Huysum was an innovator in the world of still life painting. He introduced park landscapes as a suitable setting and scalloped consoles as supports for still lifes. His influence continued to be felt well into the eighteenth century, as can be seen in Willem van Leen’s creation.