BEERSTRATEN, Anthonie
(active 1635-1665 in Amsterdam)

Biography

Dutch painter. Anthonie Beerstraten is said to have been active as a painter of winter landscapes and sea battles in Amsterdam from 1635-65. Although the relationship between this artist and other members of the Beerstraten painter family is unclear, the name and subject matter suggest that he was part of this family. Anthonie is thought to have used rather harsh colours. To him is attributed a painting signed A. Beerstraten, depicting a Southern Seaport with the Mariakerk of Utrecht (1667; Utrecht, Centraal Museum).



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