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Pieter Venne

 (1615 - 1657)
Pieter Venne is known for Floral still life painting.

Biography  
Pieter Venne


Pieter van 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.

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About  Pieter Venne

Born:  1615 - Middelburg
Died:   1657 - The Hague
Known for:  Floral still life painting