Linnaeus and Glimpses of Paradise

Gardens have always been a source of wellbeing and joy, with flowers providing both visual and olfactory delight. Gardeners prided themselves with their rare plants. Every gardener creates a personal paradise.

  • 17.2.2022–28.8.2022
  • Ambrosius Bosschaert I: Basket of Flowersimage

    Ambrosius Bosschaert I (1573–1621)
    Basket of Flowers

    1600–1620


    Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

    Photo: Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

  • Jacob Marrel: A Glass Vase with Flowersimage

    Jacob Marrel (1614–1681)
    A Glass Vase with Flowers

    c. 1669


    Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen

    Photo: Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen

  • Rachel Ruysch: Posyimage

    Rachel Ruysch (1664–1750)
    Posy

    1690–1695


    Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg

    Photo: Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg/ bpk. Photo: Elke Walford

  • Jean-Michel Picartimage

    Jean-Michel Picart (c. 1600–1682)
    Still-Life of Flowers


    Finnish National Gallery

    Sinebrychoff Art Museum

    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Yehia Eweis

  • Jan Brueghel I, follower ofimage

    Jan Brueghel I (1568–1625), follower of
    Vase with Flowers


    Finnish National Gallery

    Sinebrychoff Art Museum

    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Aaltonen

  • Antoine Watteau: The Swingimage

    Antoine Watteau (1684–1721)
    The Swing

    c. 1712


    Finnish National Gallery

    Sinebrychoff Art Museum

    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Aaltonen

  • Ferdinand von Wright: In the Garden of Haminalahtiimage

    Ferdinand von Wright (1822–1906)
    In the Garden of Haminalahti

    1856–57


    Finnish National Gallery

    Ateneum Art Museum

    Photo: Finnish National Gallery, Hannu Aaltonen

  • David Gerard: Virgin and Child in a Landscapeimage

    David Gerard (c. 1640–1523)
    Virgin and Child in a Landscape

    c. 1520


    Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

    Photo: Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

  • Cornelis de Heemimage

    Cornelis de Heem ((1631-1695)
    Still Life with Flowers and Fruit


    Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

    Photo: Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

  • Friedrich August Andorffimage

    Friedrich August Andorff (1819–1875)
    Carl Linnaeus in his Lapland Dress


    Finnish National Gallery

    Sinebrychoff Art Museum

    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Kirsi Halkola

  • Jan Brueghel II: Noli me tangereimage

    Jan Brueghel II (c. 1601–1678)
    Noli me tangere

    1640


    Finnish National Gallery

    Sinebrychoff Art Museum

    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Kirsi Halkola

  • Unknown artist: Virgin and Child Seated in a Gardenimage

    Unknown artist
    Virgin and Child Seated in a Garden

    1520–1530


    Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

    Photo: Photo: Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

  • Albert Edelfelt: Anna Sinebrychoffimage

    Albert Edelfelt (1854–1905)
    Portrait of Mrs. Anna Sinebrychoff

    1884


    Finnish National Gallery

    Ateneum Art Museum

    Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Jenni Nurminen

  • Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708–1770)image

    Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708–1770)
    Papaya

    1750–1773


    National Library of Finland

    Illustrations from Christoph Jacob Trew’s Plantae Selectae.

    Photo: National Library of Finland

  • Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708–1770)image

    Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708–1770)
    Magnolia

    1750–1773


    Linnaeus Museum, Uppsala

    Illustrations from Christoph Jacob Trew’s Uitgezochte Planten

    Photo: Gustavianum, Uppsala University Museum, Mikael Wallerstedt

  • Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708–1770)image

    Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708–1770)
    Lilio-Narcissos

    1750–1773


    Linnaeus Museum, Uppsala

    Illustrations from Christoph Jacob Trew’s Uitgezochte Planten

    Photo: Photo: Gustavianum, Uppsala University Museum, Mikael Wallerstedt

  • Linnés porcelainimage


    Cup, Bowl, Teacup and two Dishes from the ‘Linneaus Service’, China

    1750s


    Linnaeus Museum, Uppsala

    Photo: Gustavianum, Uppsala University Museum, Mikael Wallerstedt

  • Jacob Marrelimage

    Jacob Marrel (1614-1681)
    Still-Life with Flowers

    1667–1671


    Gustavianum, Uppsala University Museum

    Photo: Gustavianum, Uppsala University Museum, Mikael WallerstedtKansallisgalleria /

  • Jan Brueghel I, workshopimage

    Jan Brueghel I (1568-1625), workshop
    Still Life with Flowers in a Wooden Tub

    c. 1610


    Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

    Photo: Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

  • Jacob Marrelimage

    Jacob Marrel (1614-1681)
    Flowers in a Glass Vase

    1640-1645


    Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

    Photo: Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

  • Georg Dionysius Ehretimage

    Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708–1770)
    Lilio-Gladiolus

    1750–1773


    Linnaeus Museum, Uppsala

    Illustrations from Christoph Jacob Trew’s Uitgezochte Planten

    Photo: Gustavianum, Uppsala University Museum, Mikael Wallerstedt

  • David von Cölnimage

    David von Cöln (1689-1763)
    Pineapple Plant

    1729


    Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

    Photo: Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

  • David von Cölnimage

    David von Cöln (1689-1763)
    Orangetree in an Urn

    1733


    Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

    Photo: Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

  • Johan Henric Scheffel (1690-1781)image

    Johan Henric Scheffel (1690-1781)
    ’Bridgegroom portrait’ of Carl Linnaeus

    1739


    Gustavianum, Uppsala University Museum

    Photo: Gustavianum, Uppsala University Museum, Mikael Wallerstedt

  • Georg Dionysius Ehretimage

    Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708–1770)
    Lilium

    1750-1792


    National Library of Finland

    Illustrations from Christoph Jacob Trew’s Plantae Selectae

    Photo: National Library of Finland

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