Aelst, Willem van

Dutch Baroque Era Painter, 1627-ca.1683 Studied under Otto Marseus van Schrieck. Students included Rachel Ruysch. Specializes in Still Life. was a Dutch artist who specialized in still-life painting with flowers or game. Van Aelst was born to a family of prominent city magistrates. He learned to paint from his uncle, the still-life painter Evert van Aelst. On 9 November 1643 he enrolled as a master of the Guild of Saint Luke at Delft. Between 1645 and 1649 he lived in France. In 1649 Van Aelst travelled to Florence, where he served as court painter to Ferdinand II de Medici, grand duke of Tuscany. At this time, the grand duke also employed two fellow Dutchmen Matthias Withoos and Otto Marseus van Schrieck, the latter also a still-life painter who probably influenced Van Aelst's style. In 1656 he returned to the Netherlands to settle permanently in Amsterdam. He became one of the most prominent still-life painters of his generation,

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Aelst, Willem van Still Life with Hunting Equipment oil painting


Still Life with Hunting Equipment
Painting ID::  10711
Artist: Aelst, Willem van
Painting: Still Life with Hunting Equipment
Introduction: 1668, oil on canvas, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe.
   
   
     

Aelst, Willem van Still Life of Dead Birds and Hunting Weapons (mk14) oil painting


Still Life of Dead Birds and Hunting Weapons (mk14)
Painting ID::  22384
Artist: Aelst, Willem van
Painting: Still Life of Dead Birds and Hunting Weapons (mk14)
Introduction: 1660 Oil on canvas,86.5 x 68 cm Stiftung Preuischer Kulturbesitz,Staatliche Museen,Berlin
   
   
     

Aelst, Willem van Style life with fruits oil painting


Style life with fruits
Painting ID::  45704
Artist: Aelst, Willem van
Painting: Style life with fruits
Introduction: mk186 1652 Florence Galleria Palatina
   
   
     

Aelst, Willem van stilleben med jaktredskap oil painting


stilleben med jaktredskap
Painting ID::  69157
Artist: Aelst, Willem van
Painting: stilleben med jaktredskap
Introduction: 1644 olja på duk 68x54 se
   
   
     

Aelst, Willem van and a Crystal Vase oil painting


and a Crystal Vase
Painting ID::  75832
Artist: Aelst, Willem van
Painting: and a Crystal Vase
Introduction: Date ca. 1650(1650) Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions Width: 102 cm (40.2 in). Height: 77 cm (30.3 in). cyf
   
   
     

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     Dutch Baroque Era Painter, 1627-ca.1683 Studied under Otto Marseus van Schrieck. Students included Rachel Ruysch. Specializes in Still Life. was a Dutch artist who specialized in still-life painting with flowers or game. Van Aelst was born to a family of prominent city magistrates. He learned to paint from his uncle, the still-life painter Evert van Aelst. On 9 November 1643 he enrolled as a master of the Guild of Saint Luke at Delft. Between 1645 and 1649 he lived in France. In 1649 Van Aelst travelled to Florence, where he served as court painter to Ferdinand II de Medici, grand duke of Tuscany. At this time, the grand duke also employed two fellow Dutchmen Matthias Withoos and Otto Marseus van Schrieck, the latter also a still-life painter who probably influenced Van Aelst's style. In 1656 he returned to the Netherlands to settle permanently in Amsterdam. He became one of the most prominent still-life painters of his generation,