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
Sex:No data
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Top owners of works by this artist
Private collection10 artworks
Frits Lugt Collection / Fondation Custodia(France - Paris)2 artworks
Hermitage Museum - St-Petersburg(Russian Federation - St. Petersburg)2 artworks
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam(Netherlands - Amsterdam)2 artworks
Mauritshuis(Netherlands - The Hague)1 artworks
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza -Madrid(Spain - Madrid)1 artworks
National Gallery - London(United Kingdom - London)1 artworks
Birmingham Museum of Art (Alabama)(United States - Birmingham, Alabama)1 artworks
Museum of Fine Arts - Houston(United States - Houston, TX)1 artworks
Musée de la Chartreuse (Douai)(France - Douai)1 artworks
British Museum(United Kingdom - London)1 artworks

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