DELFF, Cornelis Jacobsz
(b. ca. 1570, Gouda, d. 1643, Delft)


Dutch painter, son of Jacob Willemsz. Delff. He trained with Cornelis Cornelisz. in Haarlem. By 1610, he had settled in Delft where he spent the rest of his life. He entered the Guild of St Luke in 1613. He is one of the earliest painters of still-life, he was admired by his contemporaries for his singular depictions of kitchen interiors, the earliest of which dates to 1597.

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