HEEM, Jan Davidsz. de:
Dutch painter (b. 1606, Utrecht, d. 1684, Antwerpen).
Dutch painter of fruit and flower pieces. He studied with his father, David de Heem, and became one of Holland's foremost still-life painters. His paintings are found in many leading European museums; the Metropolitan Museum possesses three examples. His son and pupil, Cornelis de Heem, c.1631 C 1695,
Flower Still-life with Crucifix and Skull af
Oil on canvas, 102,8 x 84,9 cm
Alte Pinakothek, Munich