Jan Davidsz de Heem

Jan Davidsz de Heem

So-called portrait of Jan Davidsz de Heem

Years of life: 1606 – 1684
Art Movement: Baroque
Painting School: Flemish School
Genre: Portrait , Still-life
Country: Netherlands
Century: XVII

Born in Utrecht, he lived and worked in Antwerp from 1636. He was famous for his still-life paintings of flowers and groaning exquisitely laid tables. He had many pupils and imitators.

Jan Davidsz de Heem’s major works are Still Life with Books, 1628 (The Hague: Mauritshuis Museum); Fruit and Rich Tableware on a Table, 1640 (Paris: Musée du Louvre); A Table of Desserts, 1640 (Paris: Musée du Louvre).

References:

  1. Robert Cumming. Art: complete encyclopedia. – 512 p. – Moscow: Astrel, 2005.

Artworks:

  • Flower Still-life with Crucifix and Skull

    1630s

    Flower Still-life with Crucifix and Skull   •  1630s

  • Pronk Still life with Shells

    1642

    Pronk Still life with Shells   •  1642

  • A Richly Laid Table with Parrots

    1650

    A Richly Laid Table with Parrots  •  1650

  • Chalice and Host in a Niche, within a Cartouche of Roses and Fruit

    1648

    Chalice and Host in a Niche, within a Cartouche of Roses and Fruit   •  1648

  • So-called portrait of Jan Davidsz. de Heem

    1630-1650

    So-called portrait of Jan Davidsz. de Heem   •  1630-1650

  • Still Life with Lobster

    1643

    Still Life with Lobster  •  1643

  • Still-Life with Bird-nest

    1650

    Still-Life with Bird-nest   •  1650

  • Festoon of Fruit

    1651

    Festoon of Fruit  •  1651

  • Flowers in Glass and Fruits

    Flowers in Glass and Fruits

  • Vanitas Flower Still Life

    1656

    Vanitas Flower Still Life   •  1656

  • Still Life

    1653

    Still Life   •  1653

  • Bouquet in a Glass Vase

    Bouquet in a Glass Vase

  • Fruit and a Vase of Flowers

    1655

    Fruit and a Vase of Flowers   •  1655

  • Still Life with Flowers in a Glass Vase

    1650

    Still Life with Flowers in a Glass Vase  •  1650

  • A Table of Desserts

    1640

    A Table of Desserts  •  1640

  • Still-Life with Fruit and Lobster

    between 1648 and 1649

    Still-Life with Fruit and Lobster   •  between 1648 and 1649

  • Festoon with Flowers and Fruits

    1670

    Festoon with Flowers and Fruits  •  1670

  • Still-Life, Breakfast with Champaign Glass and Pipe

    1642

    Still-Life, Breakfast with Champaign Glass and Pipe   •  1642

  • Student in his Study

    1628

    Student in his Study   •  1628

  • Still-Life

    1650

    Still-Life  •  1650

  • Still-Life with Lobster and Nautilus Cup

    1634

    Still-Life with Lobster and Nautilus Cup  •  1634

  • Oysters and Wine

    Oysters and Wine

  • Still Life with a Lobster

    late 1640s

    Still Life with a Lobster   •  late 1640s

  • Garland of Fruit and Flowers

    between 1650 and 1660

    Garland of Fruit and Flowers   •  between 1650 and 1660

  • Flowers and Fruit

    between 1650 and 1660

    Flowers and Fruit   •  between 1650 and 1660

  • Still life with flowers, fruits and lobster

    Still life with flowers, fruits and lobster

  • Still Life on a Wooden Table (Mesa)

    Still Life on a Wooden Table (Mesa)

  • Sumptuous Fruit Still Life with Jewellery Box

    between circa 1650 and circa 1655

    Sumptuous Fruit Still Life with Jewellery Box  •  between circa 1650 and circa 1655

  • Still Life: A Banqueting Scene

    probably 1640–1641

    Still Life: A Banqueting Scene   •  probably 1640–1641

  • Fruit and Wine

    1650s

    Fruit and Wine   •  1650s

  • Still Life with Wine, Fruit and Oysters

    Still Life with Wine, Fruit and Oysters

  • Herring and Onions, with a Glass of Beer, Glass of Wine, Lemon, Grapes and Orange

    1650s

    Herring and Onions, with a Glass of Beer, Glass of Wine, Lemon, Grapes and Orange   •  1650s

  • Still Life with Books

    between 1625 and 1630

    Still Life with Books  •  between 1625 and 1630

  • Still Life with Books and a Violin

    1628

    Still Life with Books and a Violin  •  1628

  • Still-life with Books and Skull (Vanitas)

    1629

    Still-life with Books and Skull (Vanitas)   •  1629

  • Still Life in a Barn

    1631

    Still Life in a Barn   •  1631

  • Pronk Still Life

    1635

    Pronk Still Life   •  1635

  • Still Life with a Glass and Oysters

    1640

    Still Life with a Glass and Oysters   •  1640

  • Still Life of Fruit in a Wan-Li Bowl

    1651

    Still Life of Fruit in a Wan-Li Bowl   •  1651

  • A Vanitas Still-Life with a Skull, a Book and Roses

    1630

    A Vanitas Still-Life with a Skull, a Book and Roses  •  1630

  • Cartouche with fruit and flowers and wine glass

    1651

    Cartouche with fruit and flowers and wine glass   •  1651

  • Still Life with Moor and Parrot

    1641

    Still Life with Moor and Parrot   •  1641

  • Kitchen Interior

    1643

    Kitchen Interior   •  1643

  • Still life with Lobster

    1643

    Still life with Lobster   •  1643

  • Still Life with a Wine Glass, Lemon Peel, Peaches, Grapes and Cherries on the Corner of a Partly Draped Wooden Table

    Still Life with a Wine Glass, Lemon Peel, Peaches, Grapes and Cherries on the Corner of a Partly Draped Wooden Table

  • Still life with fruit

    between 1640 and 1650

    Still life with fruit   •  between 1640 and 1650

  • Festoon of Fruit

    1646

    Festoon of Fruit   •  1646

  • Madonna and Child Enthroned in a Fruit & Flower Garland

    1648

    Madonna and Child Enthroned in a Fruit & Flower Garland   •  1648

  • Fruit Still Life with a Silver Beaker

    1648

    Fruit Still Life with a Silver Beaker   •  1648

  • Still life with a lobster

    Still life with a lobster

  • Fruit Still Life

    1650

    Fruit Still Life   •  1650

  • Still Life

    Still Life

  • Still life with a lobster, peaches, Wanli dishes holding an orange, grapes, melons, plums, figs, shrimp, tazza, Venetian glass, casket, and rummer of wine, all on a table

    1650

    Still life with a lobster, peaches, Wanli dishes holding an orange, grapes, melons, plums, figs, shrimp, tazza, Venetian glass, casket, and rummer of wine, all on a table   •  1650

  • Sumptuous Still Life with Fruits, Pie and Goblets

    1651

    Sumptuous Still Life with Fruits, Pie and Goblets   •  1651

  • Vase of Flowers

    1645

    Vase of Flowers  •  1645

  • Still Life with Ham, Lobster and Fruit

    1653

    Still Life with Ham, Lobster and Fruit   •  1653

  • Vase of Flowers

    1654

    Vase of Flowers   •  1654

  • Glass Vase with Flowers on a Stone Ledge

    1655

    Glass Vase with Flowers on a Stone Ledge   •  1655

  • Festoon of Fruit and Flowers

    Between 1660 and 1670

    Festoon of Fruit and Flowers   •  Between 1660 and 1670

  • Still Life with Grapes

    1660

    Still Life with Grapes   •  1660

  • Still Life of Flowers in Glass Vase in Stone Niche

    1660

    Still Life of Flowers in Glass Vase in Stone Niche   •  1660

  • Still life of fruit and a chalice in a niche

    1665

    Still life of fruit and a chalice in a niche   •  1665

  • Vase of Flowers

    1670

    Vase of Flowers  •  1670

  • William III of Orange, aged 10

    between 1659 and 1666

    William III of Orange, aged 10  •  between 1659 and 1666

  • Flower Still Life with a Bowl of Fruit and Oysters

    probably between 1665 and 1665

    Flower Still Life with a Bowl of Fruit and Oysters  •  probably between 1665 and 1665

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