Willem Claesz Heda
(Dutch, 1594 - 1670)
This person is associated with: Dutch Golden Age
Dutch painter, born at Haarlem, one of the earliest Dutch artists devoted exclusively to the painting of still life. He was a contemporary and comrade of Dirck Hals, akin to him in pictorial touch and technical execution. But Heda was more careful and finished than Hals, showing considerable skill and taste in the arrangement and colouring of his chased cups, beakers and tankards of both precious and inferior metals. An half-peeled lemon appears in nearly all of his compositions, like a special signature.
Name:Willem Claesz Heda
Dates:1594 - 1670
Nationality:Dutch
Sex:No data
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Top owners of works by this artist
Private collection12 artworks
National Gallery - London2 artworks
Frans Hals Museum - Haarlem2 artworks
Gemäldegalerie - Berlin1 artworks
Hermitage Museum - St-Petersburg1 artworks
Museum Boymans van Beuningen - Rotterdam1 artworks
Weatherspoon Art Museum1 artworks
National Gallery of Art - Washington DC1 artworks
Hallwyl Museum, Stockholm1 artworks
Museum of Fine Arts - Houston1 artworks
Mauritshaus - The Hague1 artworks

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This person died over 70 years ago (in 1670).