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A Still Life by Pieter Gerritsz. van Roestraeten (1629-1700).

Signed l.c. P Roef…

Oil on canvas, 96.5cm by 117cm.

1763 Inventory: (later hand) ” The Dining Room…Over the West door-Still Life by Rorstraten”.

Roestraten, who was born in Haarlem, was a pupil of Frans Hals, and later also became his son-in-law. He moved to London in 1666, where he was noted as a fine portraitist, although it was his amazing ability to paint silver for which he was most famous.

 

REFERENCE: PIC380

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