TREASURES OF BOTANICAL PAINTING: The Kew Diamond Jubilee Collection

Celebrating the 60-year Reign
of Her Majesty The Queen

The Kew Diamond Jubilee Collection

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TREASURES OF BOTANICAL PAINTING:
The Kew Diamond Jubilee Collection

Celebrating the 60-year Reign of Her Majesty The Queen

Click to view the next painting A set of fine art prints to commemorate each decade of Her Majesty's reign, specially selected from the works of seven pioneering master botanical painters in the collections of the renowned Library of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Orange blossom, Tulip, Rudbeckia, Justus van Huysum, 1682
(Cover) Orange blossom, Tulip, Rudbeckia, Justus van Huysum, 1682
(Cover) Orange blossom, Tulip, Rudbeckia, Justus van Huysum, 1682
Born in Amsterdam, 8 June 1659, died April 1716, Amsterdam,

Justus van Huysum, the Elder, born 8 June 1659, in Amsterdam, was a student of the landscape painter Nicolaes Berchem. He went on to produce work in many genres, and was a fine portrait and landscpe artist, but was best known for his flower studies. He was the progenitor of the van Huysum family of Dutch artists, who included his sons, Justus van Huysum, the Younger, and Jan van Huysum, his grandsons, Jacobus van Huysum, and Michiel van Huysum, and his granddaughter Maria van Huysum, a natural history painter. He died in Amsterdam in April 1716.