Pieter de Bloot
Rotterdam c.1601/2- 1658
Interior of a barn with kitchen utensils together with a boar and three chickens, a group of peasants in the background
Oil on panel 41,8 x 62,2 cm.
signed PBloot and dated 1637
Wyndham Dalling Mc Leod
Helsinki, Atheneum Art Museum 1974
L.Grisebach, Willem Kalf, 1619-1693, Berlin 1974, p.312, repr.183
Pieter de Bloot primarily painted landscapes and genre works, especially of countryside views and peasant subjects. He was influenced by Jan van Goyen and David Teniers. Willem Kalf was influenced by de Bloot.