(b. 1610, Paris, d. 1696, Paris)

The Fruit and Vegetable Costermonger

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.

© Web Gallery of Art, created by Emil Krén and Daniel Marx.