Paulus Potter was baptized in Enkhuizen on November 20th 1625 an buried on January 17th in 1654. He was a painter and his works were also bought by the house of Oranje.
1652 Potter moved to Amsterdam on request by Nicolaes Tulp. He died of tuberculosis when he was only 28 years old.
Paulus Potter was one of the old Dutch masters of the Baroque period, but only little is known about him.