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POTTER, Pieter Symonsz. (1597 - 1652), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POTTER, Pieter Symonsz. (1597 - 1652), Painter

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1597 or 1600, in Enkhuizen; died 1652, in Amsterdam.

Painter. Religious subjects, genre scenes, battles, portraits, figures, landscapes, still-lifes, vanitas.

[not available online]The father of Paul Potter, Pieter Symonsz. Potter worked in Leiden from 1628 onwards as a glass-cutter and painter, and he subsequently moved to Amsterdam, where he was granted citizenship in 1631. He did not do a great

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