Still Life

The arrangement includes oranges, cherries, sheaves of wheat and a snail on the ledge in the left foreground.

Once attributed to the little-known David Jansz. de Heem, the painting is now being given to his more famous grandfather Jan Davidsz. de Heem, based on comparisons with other works by the artist. This attribution is further confirmed by recent conservation treatment which has revealed the signature of Jan Davidsz. de Heem.

Key facts

Artist dates
1606 - 1683/4
Full title
Still Life
Date made
about 1664-5
Medium and support
Oil on oak
33.7 x 24.2 cm
Inscription summary
Acquisition credit
Salting Bequest, 1910
Inventory number
Location in Gallery