Adriaen Jansz van Ostade
(1610 - 1685)
Adriaen Jansz van Ostade was active/lived in Holland, Germany, Netherlands. Adriaen van Ostade is known for figure, genre painting.
by Frans Hals
Biography Adriaen Jansz van Ostade
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Adriaen van Ostade (baptized as Adriaen Jansz Hendricx December 10, 1610 - buried May 2, 1685) was a Dutch Golden Age* painter of genre works.
According to Houbraken, he and his brother were pupils of Frans Hals and like him, spent most of their lives in Haarlem. He thought they were "Lubekkers" by birth, though this has since found to be false.
He was the eldest son of Jan Hendricx Ostade, a weaver from the town of Ostade near Eindhoven. Although Adriaen and his brother Isaack were born in Haarlem, they adopted the name "van Ostade" as painters. According to the RKD, he became a pupil in 1627 of the portrait painter Frans Hals, at that time the master of Adriaen Brouwer and Jan Miense Molenaer. In 1632
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