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ASCH, Pieter Jansz. van (1603 - 1678), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ASCH, Pieter Jansz. van (1603 - 1678), Painter

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1603, in Delft; died 1678, buried 6 June in Delft.

Painter. Hunting scenes, landscapes, landscapes with figures, urban landscapes.

[not available online]According to Houbraken, Pieter van Asch was one of the most highly regarded artists of his time. His small-scale landscapes, after Ruysdael and Wynants, are steeped in a feeling for nature. One of the best is Landscape of the City of

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