Mulier

Pieter MULIER II called IL TEMPESTA - 1637 - 1701
Travellers on a Country Road at Op Bergen (St. Gilles)
Dutch School

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Brush and brown ink, over black chalk
Brown ink framing line

18.2 X 27.2 cm

Euro : 2000,-

Pieter Mulier II, born in Haarlem in 1637, learned to paint from his father, Pieter Mulier I. He left at an early age for Italy where he was active in Rome between 1656 and 1670. There he was a member of the «Bentvueghels», receiving the nick-name «Tempeest». Then he moved to Genoa, where he stayed from 1670 to 1684, when he left for Parma. He was a Dutch Golden Age painter, who is mainly known for Italianate landscapes. He took on the pupil, Carlo Antonio Tavella. Pieter Mulier II, died in Milan in 1701.

Provenance :
 
Carel Emil Duits (Lugt.533a)(1882) 

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