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Willem van Aelst (1627 - in or after 1683):
Still Life of Flowers
A435; oil on canvas; 32 x 26 cm.
Signed and dated: Guillmo va. Aelst 1677.
Presented by Francis Falconer Madan, 1934; WA1934.11.
There is a similar painting of a bouquet on a marble ledge in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, signed and dated 1675. Both are signed with the Italian form of van Aelst's Christian name.
Information derived from the Ashmolean Museum's Complete Illustrated Catalogue of Paintings.
Link to the BBC's Your Paintings page of the Public Catalogue Foundation