27/04/2024 - 01/10/2024

Discover the enchanting world of Jan Davidsz. De Heem during the new exhibition Opulence Distilled at the Snijders&Rockoxhuis. This exhibition not only provides a unique insight into the artist’s oeuvre but also includes a stunning floral still life from The Phoebus Foundation’s collection.

In this still life, Jan Davidsz. De Heem reveals a range of subtle details, from the barely perceptible reflection of a windowpane in the glass of a vase to the clear water droplets on the table. With this meticulous attention to detail, De Heem captures an entire universe in a flower vase, allowing his paintings to depict not only the flowers themselves but life in all its nuances.

Curious for more? Discover the full story behind this artwork in Vase of Flowers with Vanitas Symbols – Jan Davidsz. De Heem (1606-1684) on the Boundary between Tradition and Innovation.