POTTER, Pieter Symonsz.
(b. ca. 1598, Enkhuizen, d. 1652, Amsterdam)
Landscape with Ruins1636
Oil on panel, 40 x 40 cm
Pieter Potter, the father of the animal painter Paulus Potter, was specialized in landscapes, genre scenes, and still-lifes. His son may have been inspired by the cattle he painted.
The painting is signed and dated at lower left: P. Potter f. 1636.