Catharina Peeters

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A naval battle on choppy waters, 1652.

Catharina Peeters (1615-1676) was the sister of Bonaventuur Peeters, Jan Peeters I, and Gillis Peeters. They were all Flemish Baroque painters noted for painting seascapes.

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Few details of her life are known. According to the RKD, she was taught to paint by her brothers.[1] She is mentioned in Cornelis de Bie's book on painters in his chapter on noteworthy female painters.[2] She is mentioned in Van der Aa as a fruit painter who was possibly the same person as Clara Peeters. Whether the two women were related is unknown.

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