Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder
(Dutch, 1573 - 1621)
This person is associated with: Dutch Golden Age
Dutch painter of still lifes born in Antwerp. He fled the persecutions and settled in Middelbourg.

He was the first painter in history to only produce still-lifes. He surely launched the trend of this genre in the Dutch Republic and the rest of Europe, since his three sons (Johannes, Ambrosius the Younger and Abraham), as well as his brother-in-law, Balthasar van der Ast, closely followed his style.

Name:Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder
Dates:1573 - 1621
Sex:No data
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Private collection4 artworks
National Gallery - London2 artworks
Musée du Louvre - Paris1 artworks
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum - Madrid1 artworks
Statens Museum for Kunst - Copenhagen1 artworks
National Gallery of Art - Washington DC1 artworks
Hallwyl Museum, Stockholm1 artworks
Alte Pinakothek - Munich1 artworks
Mauritshaus - The Hague1 artworks
J. Paul Getty Museum - Los Angeles1 artworks
Rijksmuseum - Amsterdam1 artworks

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This person died over 70 years ago (in 1621).