Pieter Aertsen

1507/08 - 1575

Dutch painter. Lived and died in Amsterdam. Worked in Antwerp for some length of time, presumably between 1535 and 1555. Painter of historical pieces and still-lives, usually imbued with religious ethic. Creator of altarpieces. Known for his kitchen pieces: tableaux of vegetables and fruit, game and birds set in a kitchen.

work by Pieter Aertsen