Engraved by Hendrick Hondius (Orenstein 1996)20.6 x 12.4 cm
Here is van Dijck, famous for his varied and lively colour, he who painted leaves and fragrant flowers. He also set up lifelike joyous tables without blood. These delights nourish the eyes1 and the mind.
Transcription of Inscription:
FLORENTIUS DIKIUS, HARLEMENS. PICTOR.
Dikius hic clarus, vario vivóque colore
Qui Folia et Flores pinxit odoriferos :
Struxit et ad vivum laetas sine sanguine Mensas,
Quae pascunt oculos deliciae atque animum.
Translation of Inscription:
Floris van Dijck, Painter of Haarlem
1. “pascunt oculos” – the same expression in the text for 103. Gillis Coninxloo.