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Mignon specialised in this sort of lush flower still-life. On the right-hand side of the plinth, he painted an orange, in clear reference to the Orange-Nassau family.

Just like another flower still-life by Mignon, this painting comes from the collection of the Orange-Nassau family. They were hung in Oranienstein Castle in Diez, Germany, in the eighteenth century.

Details

  • Title: Flowers in a Glass Vase
  • Creator: Mignon, Abraham
  • Date Created: c. 1670
  • Physical Dimensions: h90 cm x w72.5 cm
  • Provenance: Princess Henriette Catharina; Oranienstein Palace, Diez, 1726; by descent to Prince William V, The Hague, until 1795
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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