Oil/canvas, 55 x 66 cm, rest., relined. - Expertise: Fred Meijer from the RKD, The Hague, has kindly confirmed the authentictiy of the painting. - Flemish still life painter. M. was son a. pupil of the still life a. flower painter. Cornelis M. Since at least 1666 he was active in Antwerp, in 1670 he became master of the local St. Luke's guild. His arrangements, a predilection for warm colours a. bright surfaces resemble works of J. D. de Heem a. J. van Son.