DOU, Gerrit
(b. 1613, Leiden, d. 1675, Leiden)

The Extraction of Tooth

Oil on wood, 32 x 26 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

Dou was an assistant and pupil of the young Rembrandt between 1628 and 1631. He became a master of the genre painting with a lot of still-life elements. A characteristic example of his works is the Extraction of Tooth.