(b. 1566, Olomouc, d. 1638, Frankfurt am Main)
German painter. He acquired citizen's rights in Frankfurt in 1597 and stayed there until he died. He worked a lot together with the Fleming Lucas van Valckenborch. Flegel is considered to be the most important representative of early modern German still-lifes. He specialized in so-called meals, banquet, breakfast and flower still-lifes.