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


Peter Norton
Wyndham Dalling Mc Leod
With E.Burg-Berger
Private collection

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.