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Here's looking at Rachel Ruysch’s Still life with flowers in a glass vase

  • Written by Mark De Vitis, Lecturer in Art History , University of Sydney
imageDetail from Rachel Ruysch, Still life with flowers in a glass vase, 1716, oil on canvas, 48.5 x 39.5 cm, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

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