Oil/canvas, 75 x 100 cm, some rest., relined. - Jan Weenix is one of the most prolific still life painters of all times, generations of painters were taught on his works. W. was taught painting by his father J. B. Weenix and started painting southern landscapes in his style before turning to still lifes. 1702-1712 he was painter to the court of the Palatine prince elector. Mus.: Paris (Louvre), Amsterdam (Rijksmus), Munich (Alte Pinakothek), London (Wallace Collection) a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit a. others.