Cookmaid with Still Life of Fruit and Vegetables
- Art Funded
- 151 x 247 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £20,000 (Total: £264,218; Tax remission)
- Ronald A Lee
The maid's cleavage echoes the opened melon the table. The genre of the work derives from the Low Countries and no other English artist of the period explored the genre. The picture combines vegetables and fruit that would have matured at differing times of the year, although all of them were being grown in England at this period.