1664 - 1750
Rachel Ruysch was born in Amsterdam and was a pupil there of Willem van Aelst. She worked in The Hague from 1701 to 1708, and from 1708 until 1716 was court painter to the Elector Palatine in Düsseldorf. Ruysch was a still-life and flower painter.
The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN