AERTSZEN (or AARTSEN), PIETER (1507-1573) , called "Long
See also:Peter " on account of his height, Dutch
See also:historical painter, was
See also:born and died at Amsterdam . When a youth he distinguished himself by
See also:painting homely scenes, in which he reproduced articles of furniture, cooking utensils, &c., with marvellous fidelity, but he afterwards cultivated historical painting . Several of his best works—altar-pieces in various churches—were destroyed in the religious
See also:wars of the Nether-lands . An excellent specimen of his
See also:style on a small scale, a picture of the crucifixion, may be seen in the Antwerp Museum . Aertszen was a member of the Academy of St Luke, in whose•AESCHINES 271 books he is entered as Langhe Peter, schilder . Three of his sons attained to some note as painters .
AERT VAN DER NEER
AESCHINES (389-314 B.C.)
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