Still Life with Fruit, Wan-Li Porcelain, and Squirrel  1616

by Frans Snyders

Signed and dated lower right: Frans Snyders fecit 1616 [br] Snyders made a handsome living in Antwerp as a painter of animals, hunting scenes, and still lifes. He also contributed these elements to paintings done by other artists, including Peter Paul Rubens. This exuberant and exceptionally well preserved work is painted on copper, a costly support whose smooth surface w...
56 x 84 cm (22 1/16 x 33 1/16 in.)
Oil on copper
Public Domain, Courtesy of the MFA Boston