Pieter De Hooch

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Style: Baroque

Place: Rotterdam

Born: 1629

Death: 1684

Nationality: Netherlands

Biography:

Pieter de Hooch (December 20, 1629 (baptized) - 24 March 1684 (buried)) was a genre painter during the Dutch Golden Age. He was a contemporary of Dutch Master Jan Vermeer, with whom his work shared themes and style. De Hooch was born in Rotterdam to Hendrick Hendricksz de Hooch, a bricklayer, and Annetge Pieters, a midwife. He was the eldest of fiv...