Willem van Diest

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View of Fort Rammekens near Vlissingen, 1657

Willem Hermansz. van Diest (c.1600, The Hague – c.1678, The Hague), was a Dutch Golden Age seascape painter.

He was the father of the painter Jeronymus van Diest and a follower of Jan van Goyen, Jan Porcellis and Simon de Vlieger.[1] In 1656 he helped set up the Confrerie Pictura.[1]