jaded-mandarin: Jacob Huysmans. Detail from Family Portrait, 17th Century.
https://flic.kr/p/aepzsV | Jacob Marrel ‘A still life with grapes, pomegranates and peaches in a silver dish’ 1671 Oil on canvas | Jacob Marrel (1613/14 – 1681) German still life painter active during the Dutch Golden Age. Biography: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_Marrel ____ Digital compilation, restoration or enhancement by plumleaves.
https://flic.kr/p/rW5giP | "Still life with a spray of red verbena and white roses" (18th century) Alexis Nicolas Perignon | Alexis Nicolas Perignon I [French Painter, 1726-1782] Oil on paper laid on canvas Private collection
https://flic.kr/p/nYjVXg | Erucarum ortus - Maria Sibylla Merian e | For more background etc about this great scientific work of the early 18th century by Maria Sibylla Merian, please see: bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2014/07/erucarum-ortus.html