Awestruck: Modern Florists Recreate Classic Paintings

Picasso, Flowers 1901Flowers, Pablo Picasso, 1901 Vogue magazine recently recruited some of their favourite florists to recreate classic still lives from some of history's greatest artists and we're smitten with the results.

Hans Memling, Flowers in a Jug 1485Flowers in a Jug, Hans Memling, 1485 The photographs seek to capture the texture, colour, and beauty expertly brought to life in the paintings, some of which date back to the 15th century.

van Gogh, Oleanders, 1888Oleanders, Vincent van Gogh, 1888 The side-by-side comparisons and shoppable details in the modern photographs once again prove that classics never age and beauty is timeless.

Henri Matisse, Bouquet 1916Bouquet, Henri Matisse, 1916 To see more of the beautiful comparisons head to Vogue.

Photographs: Grant Cornett for Vogue

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