Amsterdam’s painters – Nicolaes Maes

Nicolaes Maes was born in Dordrecht in January 1634 and was buried in Amsterdam on December 24th 1693. He was a painter and painted mostly genre pieces and portraits.   Young woman peeling apples (1655) Maes moved to Amsterdam around 1650, when he became an apprentice of Rembrandt. As was the case for many of […]

Amsterdam’s painters – Carel Fabritius

Carel Fabritius was baptized in Middembeemster on February 27th 1622 and died in Delft on October 12th 1654.  Painter He was an apprentice of Rembrandt at the same time as Samuel van Hoogstraten. Rembrandts influence is especially clear in his early works. Much of his work was first attributed to Rembrandt. Later Fabritius liberated himself […]