Artist: Van Aelst Willem Netherlands 1627 to 1686





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Willem van Aelst was born in the Netherlands in 1627 and died in 1683. He was a Dutch painter who represented considerable authority in still-life paintings for most blossoms and plays. He was educated under his uncle, Evert van Aelst, who additionally preferred still-life topics. At 16 years old, he turned into Saint Luke’s Guild’s expert in Delft, South Holland. Ultimately, he moved to France for a very long time. He, at that point, went to Florence, Italy, to seek after a vocation as a court painter for Ferdinando II de’ Medici, fantastic duke of Tuscany. Around 30, he moved back to his country and got comfortable in Amsterdam, where he kicked the bucket in 1683.