HEYDEN, Jan van der
(b. 1637, Gorinchem, d. 1712, Amsterdam)

Still-Life with Globe, Books and Chinese Silk

c. 1669
Oil on panel, 62 x 49 cm
Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna

This painting offers an insight into a private cabinet of art and curiosities, a Kunst- und Wunderkammer, which appears to be the result of one person's passion for collecting.