(b. ca. 1615, Delft, d. ca. 1656, Delft)


Dutch painter, son of a spectacle and lens maker who lived in Delft from 1590s to 1654, brother of Harmen Steenwijck. The brothers studied in Leiden with their uncle David Bailly, Pieter studied there between c. 1633-1635. He entered the guild in Leiden in 1642, the guild in The Hague 1654. He shared a studio in Delft with his brother Harmen.

He was a genre and still-life painter. He painted a vanitas still-life for admiral M.H. Tromp, now in the Lakenhal, Leiden.

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