(1615 - 1657)
Pieter Venne is known for Floral still life painting.
Biography Pieter Venne
de Venne was born in Middelburg. In 1625 he moved to The Hague where he
studied under his father, the well-known painter of landscapes and
genre scenes Adriaen Pietersz. van Venne, and where he would remain for
the rest of his life. In 1639 he joined the Saint Luke's Guild in The
Hague and in 1656 he became one of the co-founders of the Confrerie
Pictura. Although in a 1681 Amsterdam inventory a piece with turnips by
Van de Venne is mentioned .(.1.)., he mainly painted well-composed
flower pieces and the small number of his works known to date is of
consistently high quality.
The lavish flower piece was formerly attributed t
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