Balthasar van der Ast
(Dutch, 1593 - 1657)
This person is associated with: Dutch Golden Age

Dutch painter of still lifes. His hallmark was to paint shells (luxury goods at his time), along with fruits, insects and some lizards.

He was the brother-in-law of Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder. He taught his art to Jan Davidsz. de Heem, one of the most important still life painters of the Golden Age.

Name:Balthasar van der Ast
Dates:1593 - 1657
This artist has 31 artworks in the database. Add more!
Top owners of works by this artist
Private collection10 artworks
The State Hermitage Museum - Saint Petersburg(Russian Federation - St. Petersburg)2 artworks
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam(Netherlands - Amsterdam)2 artworks
Frits Lugt Collection / Fondation Custodia(France - Paris)2 artworks
National Gallery of Art - Washington DC(United States - Washington)2 artworks
Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery - The Hague(Netherlands - The Hague)2 artworks
National Gallery - London(United Kingdom - London)1 artworks
Birmingham Museum of Art (Alabama)(United States - Birmingham, Alabama)1 artworks
Gemäldegalerie - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin(Germany - Berlin)1 artworks
Museum of Fine Arts - Houston(United States - Houston, TX)1 artworks
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza(Spain - Madrid)1 artworks

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This person died over 70 years ago (in 1657).