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DAC Collection Artist Information

Claes van Beresteyn

Dutch draftsman, etcher, and painter

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Amateur artist from a ruling-class family in Haarlem; his etchings were profoundly influenced by Jacob van Ruisdael. His only signed painting depicts his brother-in-law, Pieter Cornelisz. Verbeeck, leaning over a grey horse.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500009211.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Claes van Beresteyn:

Claes van Beresteyn Wooded Landscape with Two Cavaliers, a Horse and Two Dogs, 17th century Etching
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