DIJCK, Floris Claesz van
(b. 1575, Haarlem, d. 1651, Haarlem)

Still-Life with Fruit, Nuts and Cheese

Oil on panel, 49 x 77 cm
Frans Halsmuseum, Haarlem

Early seventeenth-century still-life painters of food depict objects from a high point of view, to show as much as possible of the surface of a table, a vantage point similar to the one used by contemporary landscape, marine, and architectural painters.