(b. 1610, Paris, d. 1696, Paris)
The Fruit and Vegetable Costermonger1631
Oil on wood, 48 x 65 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris
The genre of the "shop scene" was first created by Joachim Beuckelaer. It combines a scene of everyday life with a still-life. The genre was introduced in Paris in the early seventeenth century. In this painting Moillon follows a typical Flemish type of construction.