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BUNCH OF FLOWERS WITH A BUTTERFLY AND A FLY, OIL ON COPPER, BY AMBROSIUS BOSSCHAERT I
AMBROSIUS BOSSCHAERT I (ANTWERP 1573-1621)
Tulips, a rose, an iris, a carnation, snakeshead fritillaries, a columbine and other flowers in a porselein vase, with a butterfly and a fly on a stone ledge
oil on copper
19,9 x 14,6 cm.
We are grateful to Mr. Fred Meijer for confirming the attribution to Ambrosius Bosschaert I on the basis of photographs. Mr. Meijer dates the painting to early in the artist's career, circa 1606.