Jan van Huysum

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Birthday
15, 1682
Birthplace
Netherlands
Death Date
Feb 8, 1749 (66)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
15, 1682
Birthplace
Netherlands
Death Date
Feb 8, 1749 (66)

About

Remembered for his paintings of flowers and fruit, this early eighteenth-century Dutch painter is particularly notable for works such as Bouquet of Flowers in an Urn (1724) and Vase of Flowers (1722).

Before Fame

One of his earliest works, painted in 1717, is a landscape piece depicting ruins, maidens, and flowers.

Trivia

His paintings were put on permanent exhibition at Paris' Louvre Museum and London's National Gallery.

Family Life

The son and brother of the respective artists Justus van Huysum and Jacob van Huysum, he spent his youth in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Associated With

He and the Belgian artist Pierre Redoute are both famous for their paintings of flowers.