Still Life

Artist: Georg Flegel (German, Olomouc (Olmütz) 1566–1638 Frankfurt)

Date: probably ca. 1625–30

Medium: Oil on wood

Dimensions: 10 5/8 x 13 3/8 in. (27 x 34 cm)

Classification: Paintings

Credit Line: Gift of Dr. W. Bopp, 1921

Accession Number: 21.152.1


Flegel, from Moravia, worked in Vienna and Frankfurt am Main. His style eschews Netherlandish refinement in favor of naturalistic precision, a tradition extending from Albrecht Dürer to nature studies by Dutch and Flemish draftsmen of the seventeenth century.