There are 8 ants, 2 bees, 3 beetles, 2 spiders, 1 aphid, 1 snail accurately rendered. Can you find them? Click, and click again to find them in the enlarged view. Note the rendering of the leaves and the rose petals, the reflection of the room’s window within the curved surface of the glass vase, how the light is rendered.
(I posted a link to the still life in the NYTimes on Maureen Dowd’s column. She had written about zombies in summer movies. I offered this as an option. It received more than a 1000 views and 30 recommends. /wr)
In contrast to the action-packed genre of monsters and zombies, a quieter reflection of summer which will generate high excitement and exceptional thrills: an old Dutch masterwork by one of the greatest still life painters of the late 16th century, exhibited with stunning, cutting edge HD technology: “Look Carefully At The Petals: [http://wp.me/p1mBVu-2dc ].
(With aphids, spiders, caterpillars, beetles, and ants! And soft petals of roses!)
~~How wonderful! Thank you for the link.