Arts Everyday Living: Have You Heard of This Artist? A Dutch Genius & His Eternal Flowers

Philip van Kouwenbergh, Flowers in a Vase, c. 1700, oil on canvas, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Draper Blair, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

DISCOVERING NEW ARTISTS

Title: Flowers in a Vase, c. 1700

Artist: Philip van Kouwenbergh (1671-1729)

I am still on my travels but here is one of the extraordinary still lifes of flowers typical of the Dutch 17th century. Its artist Philip van Kouwenbergh may not be that well known but his talent and creativity are obvious.

 

 

 

 

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