Adriaen Van Ostade - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Adriaen Van Ostade

Style: Baroque

Place: Haarlem

Born: 1610

Death: 1685

Nationality: Netherlands


Adriaen van Ostade (baptized as Adriaen Jansz Hendricx December 10, 1610 - buried May 2, 1685) was a Dutch Golden Age painter of genre works. Life 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...