Herman Verelst

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Herman Verelst (1641, Dordrecht – 1690, London), was a Dutch Golden Age painter.


According to the RKD he was the son of Pieter Hermansz Verelst and the father of the painters Cornelis and Maria Verelst.[1] He became a pupil in the Confrerie Pictura at the same time as his brother Simon in 1663.[1] He is known for portraits and still life paintings.[1] He worked in Amsterdam, Italy, and Vienna before moving to London.[1] Louis Michiel was his pupil.[1]

Pieter Hermansz Verelst 1618–1688
Simon Pietersz Verelst 1644–1710 Herman Verelst 1641–1690 Johannes Verelst 1648–1734
Maria Verelst 1680-1744 Cornelis Verelst 1667–1734
William Verelst 1704-1752


  1. ^ a b c d e Herman Verelst in the RKD