Pieter Claesz was a 17th century Belgian painter who was born in Antwerp. Claesz is associated with the Dutch Golden Age and Baroque Art Movements. He moved to Holland to paint and is famous for his still life paintings which display great skill in depicting everyday objects of food, fruit, cutlery and glassware. these paintings are known as dinner pieces. Pieter Claesz also painted symbolist works, known as Vanitas, which generally depicted a skull to show the brevity and frailty of human life.
Still Life with a Skull and a Writing Quill 1628 was painted by Pieter Claesz and is held by the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Still-life paintings by Pieter Claesz and other famous Still life artists Severin Roesen and Abraham Mignon are available as museum quality replica reproduction oil paintings and can be bought online.- https://www.reproduction-gallery.com/artist/pieter-claesz/
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