Auctions → Ancient art, modern art and jewelry and clocks September 2015 → September 2015 → Jan Davidsz. de Heem: Still Life with Fruits and a Venetian Wine Glass
Oil/canvas, 65 x 60 cm, rest., relined. - Dutch still life painter from an important family of artists. He was probably initially educated in painting by his father, thereafter in the studio of B. van der Ast. In 1636 he became member of the Antwerp St. Luke's guild, since 1699 he worked in Utrecht for some time. His still lifes are among the best achievements of that genre. De Heem often collaborated with other artists a. had many pupils a. followers.