SAVERY, Roelandt
(b. 1576, Courtrai, d. 1639, Utrecht)

Bouquet of Flowers

Oil on panel, 49 x 34 cm
Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna

This still-life is based on botanical studies made in the garden of Emperor Rudolf II whose court Savery was employed. In front of the colourful arrangement of flowers, a mouse, a grasshopper, a salamander and a bee are depicted.