Hollyhocks and Other Flowers in a Vase

Oil on canvas | 62.1 x 52.3cm | 1702-20

Jan van Huysum

Pale flowers glow in a soft light against the dark wall of an anonymous room. Pink hollyhocks flaunt dozens of tiny petals. Delicate white poppies face out towards us, the yellow pistil holding our gaze like a tiny eye. Above them a tall stem curves ...
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