VLIET, Willem van der
(b. ca. 1584, Delft, d. 1642, Delft)

Philosopher and Pupils

Oil on panel, 85 x 113 cm
National Trust for Scotland, Brodie Castle

Van Vliet, a Delft painter absorbed ideas from Antwerp and Utrecht, and played some part in passing the to artists in nearby cities such as Rotterdam, Gouda, and The Hague.

In the 19th century this painting was considered to be by Van Honthorst.