BOUT, Pieter
(b. 1658, Bruxelles, d. 1719, Bruxelles)

Biography

Flemish painter, draughtsman and etcher. He enrolled at the Brussels guild of painters in 1671, his teacher is not known. From c. 1675 he spent several years in Paris, where he frequently collaborated with Adriaen Frans Boudewijns, a fellow countryman, as in the Village Fair (1686, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp), for which he painted the figures. He was then active in Brussels, where he married in 1695. He probably visited Italy.