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Herman Saftleven (1609–1685) was a painter and draughtsman who, after some years in Rotterdam, settled in Utrecht [2]. He is mainly known by his paintings of landscapes and people.

This drawing from 1664, a cartouche with foliage and a snail on top, is in a private collection [2]. The snail is a dextral specimen of a Cepaea species.

1664 Herman Saftleven_RKD

Notes:
[1] https://rkd.nl/explore/artists/69247.
[2] https://rkd.nl/explore/images/8860.

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