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Ambrosius (AB) (The Elder) Bosschaert

 (1573 - 1621)
Ambrosius (AB) (The Elder) Bosschaert was active/lived in Belgium, Holland.  Ambrosius Bosschaert is known for floral still life painting.

Biography   Ambrosius (AB) (The Elder) Bosschaert


Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder (18 January 1573 - 1621) was a still life painter of the Dutch Golden Age*.

He was born in Antwerp, where he started his career, but he spent most of it in Middelburg (1587-1613), where he moved with his family because of the threat of religious persecution. He specialized in painting still lifes with flowers, which he signed with the monogram AB (the B in the A).  At the age of twenty-one, he joined the city's Guild of Saint Luke* and later became dean.  Not long after, Bosschaert had married and established himself as a leading figure in the fashionable floral painting genre.

He had three sons who all became flower painters; Ambrosius II, Johannes and Abraham. His brother-in-law Balth   ...  Displaying 750 of 2686 characters.

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STILL LIFE OF VARIEGATED TULIPS, ROSES, A HYACINTH, A PRIMROSE, A VIOLET, FORGET-ME-NOTS, A COLUMBINE, LILY OF THE VALLEY, A CYCLAMEN, A MARIGOLD AND A CARNATION ALL IN A GLASS VASE, WITH A BUTTERFLY AND HOUSEFLY
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Blumenstrauss mit Tulpen, Schwertlilie, Gartennelke, Ringelblume, Rosmarinblätter und anderen Blüten in einem Römer mit Schmetterlingen, Spitzschnecke und Fliege
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A STILL LIFE OF FLOWERS IN A GLASS BEAKER SET IN A MARBLE NICHE
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