# H107 - Attractive early 19th century Italian floral painting depicting tulips, roses and other flowers in full bloom nicely arranged in a classical vase and resting on a shelf. The background is of a dark architectural detail and cloudy sky. Flower paintings first became popular during the early 17th century in Holland. Throughout the next two centuries other countries excelled at the art of painting flowers. This canvas has a nice painterly and romantic quality to it which is typical of the Italian school.
Italian, Early 19th Century.
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