Rachel ruysch flower still life 1700. 1700 by rachel ruysch. Rachel ruysch 1664 1750 the greatest of all female dutch realist artists rachel ruysch specialised in flowers pictures and still life painting in the tradition of other women artists of the dutch golden age such as judith leyster 1609 60 maria van oosterwijk 1630 93 and maria sybille merian 1647. It lives at the hallwyl museum in sweden.
Beth harris moved rachel ruysch flowers still life after 1700 toledo museum of art from renaissance to modern through the 19th century to in process completed and ready to publish lynn robinson set rachel ruysch flowers still life after 1700 toledo museum of art to be due. Basket of flowers 1711 uffizi. In flower still life she depicts a floral arrangement of blossoms.
The flowers are drooping and starting to fade. 1726 oil on canvas 756 x 606 cm toledo museum of art flower still life depicts a lush variety of different flowers from popular common european blooms to rare overseas species. Rachel ruysch flower still life after 1700.
Held at stadtmuseum dusseldorf. By rachel ruysch one of the best still life painters. Her dad was a professor of botany and anatomy which is likely what inspired ruysch.
Rachel ruysch the hague 3 june 1664 amsterdam 12 october 1750 was a still life painter from the northern netherlandsshe specialized in flowers inventing her own style and achieving international fame in her lifetime. Rachel ruysch specialised in this sort of profuse flower still life. There are so many blossoms that the vase cant contain them and they seem to be spilling out.
Still life with flowers is a northern renaissance oil on canvas painting created by rachel ruysch in 1700. Posy of flowers with a red admiral butterfly on a marble ledge c. Due to a long and successful career that spanned over six decades she became the best documented woman painter of the dutch golden age being followed by jan van huysum.
In the middle a wilted opium poppy has been cut off. A drooping marigold and other flowers spilling out of the vase detail rachel ruysch flower still life c. She also arranged the.
The following is a list of works by rachel ruysch that are generally accepted as autograph by the netherlands institute for art history and other sources.