Oil/canvas, 45 x 54 cm, slightly rest., relined. - Still life painter who lived in Vienna a. Amsterdam a. since 1688 in London where he became the leading artist of his genre in England, he worked for queen Mary II since 1694 but also for the Dutch royal house a. noble commissioners all over Europe.- Mus.: Den Haag (Mauritshuis), Cambridge (Fitzwilliam Mus.), Budapest (Nat. Mus.), Stockholm (Nat. Mus.), New Haven a. others. - Lit.: Saur, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit a. others.