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Flowers in a Glass Vase by Ambrosius Bosschaert

Cross stitch chart or kit from the Scarlet Quince Classic Still Lifes Fine Art Collection.

Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder (Antwerp, January 18, 1573 – The Hague, 1621) was a still life painter of the Dutch Golden Age.

He started his career in Antwerp, but spent most of it in Middelburg (1593–1613), where he became dean of the painters' guild. He later worked in Amsterdam (1614), Bergen op Zoom (1615–1616), Utrecht (1616–1619), and Breda (1619). He specialised in painting still lifes with flowers. In 1587, Ambrosius Bosschaert moved from Antwerp to Middelburg with his family because of the threat of religious persecution. At the age of twenty-one, he joined the city’s Guild of Saint Luke. Not long after, Bosschaert had established himself as a leading figure in the fashionable floral painting genre.

An arrangement of tulips, roses, jonquils, hyacinths, fritillaries, chrysanthemums, roses, carnations, narcissus, and columbines in a molded dark glass vase. A small moth, caterpillar, and housefly are reminders that life and beauty are transitory. (1614).

Approx: 19" x 23" or 47 x 59cm - when worked on 18ct.

You can also choose to have this design in kit form - list of DMC threads used.

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