In 1861 Fantin-Latour spent some time painting in England where his flower-pieces were popular. In composition this painting recalls the works of the artist's contemporary, François Bonvin, who was inspired by Dutch still lifes of the 17th century.

Key facts

Artist dates
1836 - 1904
Full title
Still Life with Glass Jug, Fruit and Flowers
Date made
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
47 x 47.6 cm
Inscription summary
Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit
Sir Hugh Lane Bequest, 1917
Inventory number
Location in Gallery