Simon Pietersz Verelst - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Simon Pietersz Verelst

Place: The Hague

Born: 1644

Death: 1721

Nationality: Netherlands


Simon Pietersz Verelst (1644–1710) was a Dutch Golden Age painter. Verelst was born in The Hague. According to the RKD he was the son of Pieter Harmensz Verelst and became a pupil in the Confrerie Pictura at the same time as his brother Herman in 1663. In 1668 he moved to London, where he died. He called himself "the God of Flowers", but is known f...

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