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Square Ambrosius Bosschaert Flower Still Life Silk Scarf

This elegant 100% silk 35 inch square scarf captures a full reproduction of Flower Still Life by Dutch painter, Ambrosius Bosschaert's. Various types of flowers that would not bloom in the same season appear together here: roses, forget-me-notes, lilies of the valley, cyclamen, a violet, a hyacinth, and tulips.

This painting is one of many floral still life paintings in the J. Paul Getty Museum's collection. Getty Museum Store has partnered with Echo Design Group on a series of art inspired scarves. Founded in the 1920s in New York City, they are known around the world for their timeless quality and craftsmanship.

- Material: 100% silk
- Dimensions: 35 inches x 35 inches
- Dry clean only
- Made in China
- Item #: FN0170

During the 1600s, the Dutch became Europe's leaders in horticulture and exotic flowers which led to the rise in appreciation of floral still lifes. Ambrosius Bosschaert was the first Dutch painter that specialized in fruit and floral paintings. Bosschaert's works have been noted as flower portraits, each flower receives the same detailed attention as a face in a portrait. He was one of the first to establish floral still lifes as a genre on its own.

Ambrosius Bosschaert 1573-1621
Flower Still Life
Dutch, 1614
Oil on copper
Painting 30.5 × 38.9 cm (12 × 15 5/16 in.)
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles