RUYSCH, RACHEL (1664 Amsterdam 1750) Roses, corn poppy, a golden flower and various leaves with butterfly and a dragonfly in a glass vase on a covered marble slab. 1686. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated lower left: Rachel Ruysch 1686. 56 x 45cm.
Provenance: - Sotheby´s Monaco, 7. December 1990, Lot 33. - David Koetser Gallery, Zurich. - Swiss Private collection, acquired at the above gallery.
Literature : Berardi, M.: Science into art, Rachel Ruysch's early development as a still-life painter, unpublished dissertation, 1998, p. 185ff, Plate 9.