Pieter Lastman

ca. 1583 - 1633

Full name: Pieter Pieterszoon Lastman. North-Netherlandish painter, born and died in Amsterdam.

A historical painter, Lastman would choose historical, mythological or biblical events as subject for his paintings. He traveled through Italy in 1604 and 1605.

Typical of his work are the harsh colors. Lastman is known for having taught Jan Lievens and most of all, Rembrandt van Rijn.

work by Pieter Lastman