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AST, Balthasar van der (1590 - 1657), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AST, Balthasar van der (1590 - 1657), Painter

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born between 1590 and 1593, in Middelburg; died 1657, in Delft.

Painter. Animals, insects, landscapes with figures, still-lifes (including flowers/fruit).

[not available online] [not available online]Balthasar van der Ast was a pupil of Ambr Bosschaert in Middelburg and a member of the Utrecht painters' guild in 1619 and of the Delft guild in 1632. He was made a citizen of the town

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