Signed and dated 1711. Companion piece to another still life ( Inv. 1890-1285, not exhibited). They were both sent by Elector Johann Wilhelm to Cosimo III de\' Medici, probably in 1712. At the Uffizi since 1753.
Ruysch was a Dutch artist who specialized in still-life paintings of flowers. She was born in The Hague, but moved to Amsterdam at a young age. Her father Frederik Ruysch (1638 – 1731), a famous...Read more