This painter, also known as Johannes de Heem or Johannes van Antwerpen was a true still-live painter. He had a great interest in nature and was able to capture the essence of materials in his paintings. His colorful and baroque style of painting brings to life many aspects of nature and (small) animals. He worked in Utrecht, Leiden and Antwerp. His paintimgs can be seen in The National Gallery in Londen, the Mauritshuis (Den Haag) and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.