Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer, Still Life: Flowers (Fleurs), 17th century. Oil on canvas, 114.9 x 89.5 cm. Bequest of Miss L. Aileen Larkin, 1967. 67/3.
Find art in your own backyard (and inside your home)!
Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer was a talented French-Flemish artist who specialized in still life paintings featuring flowers. His work was so accurate and realistic, people said the blossoms he painted “lacked nothing but the perfume”. What colour is your favourite flower? How does this colour make you feel?