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Pieter Aertsen


Aertsen (Aartsen, Aertszen, Aertsz) Pieter (Pier Lange)    Pages: 1-2


Dutch painter, working in Antwerp and Amsterdam, whose detailed and colourful genre and still-life paintings were highly popular and also stylistically influential on the 17th-C. Netherlands genre school. Many of his religious paintings have been destroyed.


Market Woman with Vegetable Stall, 1567



Market Scene with Christ and the Adulteress, 1559


Market Scene


Apostles Peter and John


Market Scene


The Adoration of the Shepherds


The Egg Dance, 1557


Market Scene (Ecce Homo fragment), 1550


Cook in front of the Stove


Butcher's Stall with the Flight into Egypt, 1551


Vendor of Fowl


The Cook


Market Scene


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