KRAEN, Adriaen Jansz.
(b. ca. 1619, Haarlem, d. 1679, Haarlem)


Adriaen Jansz. Kraen (also spelt Craen), Dutch painter. He was active in Haarlem where he was first mentioned in 1637. He enrolled as a student of Jacob Willemsz. de Wet the Elder in 1638. He became master of the guild in 1642.

He was a specialist in the fruit still-life genre, many of his still-lifes were erroneously attributed to Willem Claesz. Heda and Pieter Claesz.

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