This small fellow seems slightly overwhelmed by the sheer masses of flowers surrounding him. In fact, when I first spotted this work, it was a momentary challenge to even find him. When at last I did, the impulse to step in there and sit with him on my lap was overwhelming. This is a "Corner of a Garden with Small Dog" (Rincon de jardin con perrito) by the Spanish Baroque painter Tomas Yepes (c. 1595 - 1674). Yepes was from Valencia and best known for his bodegones, or still lifes of kitchen and pantry items. This work differs slightly in that the entire garden corner is treated as a floral still life. The dog of course isn't so still by nature, but bodegones often do include figures. I think he adds a wistfulness and heart to the piece.