Oil/canvas, 110 x 92 cm, slightly rest., relined. - Fred G. Meijer of the RKD, Amsterdam, kindly confirmed the authenticity of the artwork. - Prov.: Prince Henry XIV Reuss, Castle Gera. - Flower a. still life painter, pupil of his father Simon K., after successful beginnings as a portrait painter he turned to still lifes, inspired by J.D. de Heem, because he worked very slowly his works were very sought after already during his life time, among his pupils were J.v. Walscapelle a. E.v.d. Broeck. - Mus.: St. Petersburg (Eremitage), Paris, Oxford (Ashmolean Mus.). - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Bernt.