* The image ratio of the frame and painting in this web page is illustrative
Van Aelst, Willem, Netherlands 1627 to 1686 Oil Paintings
Willem van Aelst was born in the Netherlands in the spring of 1627 and died in 1683. He was a Dutch painter who specialized in still-life paintings mostly of flowers and game. He was taught under his uncle, Evert van Aelst, who also favored still-life subject matter. At the age of 16 he became a master of the Guild of Saint Luke in Delft, South Holland. Eventually he moved to France for four years and then traveled to Florence, Italy to pursue a career as a court painter for Ferdinando II de' Medici, grand duke of Tuscany. Around the age of 30, he moved back to his homeland and setteled in Amsterdam, which is where he died in 1683.
Can't find the painting you are looking for? click here