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Bartholomeus van der Helst

Qualifications
painter, draftsman
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Haarlem 1613
c. 1613
Deceased
Amsterdam 1670-12/1670-12-16
buried on 16 December 1670
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Son of Lodewyck Lowys van der Helst (ca. 1579-1638) and Aeltgen Bartels (died 1636); married in Amsterdam on 4 May 1636 to Anna du Pire (1617-1679). They had two childeren: Susanna van der Helst (1638-1703) and Lodewijck van der Helst (born 1642), who also was a painter.
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Willem van de Velde II often painted sea backgrounds in Van der Helst's portraits.
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portrait
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-02-07; Last modified date: 2021-06-22

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