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AELST, Evert van (1602 - 1657), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AELST, Evert van (1602 - 1657), Painter

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1602, in Delft; died 19 February 1657, in Delft.

Painter. Still-lifes (including flowers/fruit/sea shells).

Evert van Aelst was admitted to the Delft painters' guild on 15 April 1632. He excelled at painting still-lifes, gold and silver vases and dead game. His work, which recalls the style of P. Glaesz., is finely finished and displays an interesting use of lighting. Van Aelst's

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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