(b. 1667, Antwerpen, d. 1746, Antwerpen)

Flower Piece

Oil on canvas, 67 x 55,5 cm
Groeninge Museum, Bruges

The tradition of flower pieces established by Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder (1573-1621) was continued by the family until the end of the 17th century. Jan-Baptist was a late descendant and one of the last artists of the family.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 7 minutes):
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, ballet suite, op. 71, Waltz of the Flowers