Last week I visited the Muzeum Narodowe in Warsaw, Poland. In the gallery on European painters I found one work on display featuring snails. It is a painting by Abraham Mignon entitled ‘Vanitas composition of flowers and small animals’ . According to the RKD database, where this work is named as ‘Still life with flowers and a bird’s skeleton’, it originated during the 1670s .
With a keen eye, you can see three snails. One may be easily seen in the highlighted area on the right side, a second one below. The third is more hidden in the darker corner at lower left. All three are Cepaea species and dextral.
 MNW, inv. 1027.