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CLAESZ., Pieter, Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CLAESZ., Pieter, Painter

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1597-1598, in Steinfurt (Westphalia); died, buried 1 January 1661 in Haarlem.

Painter. Still-lifes (including fruit/sea shells/shell-fish), vanitas.

Haarlem School.

[not available online]Pieter Claesz., a pupil of F. van Dyck, married on 21 May 1617 in Haarlem and in 1620 had a son who became the landscape painter Claes Berchem. He was one of those painters of still-lifes typical of the 17th

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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