Colección: Pieter Claesz

Pieter Claesz was a Dutch still-painter of the 17th century. His subjects included simplebreakfast settings with glinting glass or metal objects painted in a largely monochromatic palette. Claesz also made several vanitas paintings during his career—allegorical still lives which included memento mori.

Pieter Claesz was born c. 1597 in Berchem, Belgium, and died on January 1, 1661 in Haarlem, Netherlands.