BRUEGHEL, Jan the Elder
(b. ca. 1568, Brussel, d. 1625, Antwerpen)
Bouquet of Flowersc. 1610
Oil on copper, oval, 9 x 7 cm
This small, jewel-like copper is the smallest of the over forty known floral picture by Jan Brueghel the Elder. It shows narcissi, chrysanthemums, roses, forget-me-nots, a sprig of rosemary and other flowers in a Roemer with an ant on a table.