Peter Wtewael

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Peter Wtewael, A Jester Holding a Flute, 1623

Peter Wtewael (5 June 1596 – 16 January 1660) was a Dutch Golden Age painter.

Biography[edit]

Wtewael was born in Utrecht, son of the Dutch painter and engraver Joachim Wtewael and brother to the painter Johan Wtewael.[1] According to the RKD he is known as a follower of Caravaggio.[1] He specialized in painting kitchen scenes and mythological figures.[1] Wtewael died in 1660.[2] One of his works is displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Peter Wtewael in the RKD
  2. ^ "Brief Biography Peter Wtewael". Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  3. ^ "Kitchen Scene by Peter Wtewael". Retrieved 2010-02-17.