Jacob Vosmaer - A Vase with Flowers, c. 1613, oil on wood, 85.1 x 62.5 cm
Jan Davidsz de Heem still life painting with flowers
Ambrosius Bosschaert The Elder (1573 -1621) — Still Life wiht Flovers,1617 : Hallwyl Museum, Stockholm. Sweden.
Dutch Floral Displays
Take a cue from classic Dutch painters and create a floral display that's as captivating as an early-17th-century still life by Jacques de Gheyn or Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder. Tulips and ranunculus anchored many of their compositions, so we've paired those flowers with other blooms in autumnal oranges, purples, and reds. The insects are another nod to the old masters, who viewed them as symbols of transience.Conical: A cone-shaped florist's foam facilitates this display. We left the…