Cornelis Dusart

1660-1704 Holland/ Baroque

 

Brief Biography-Cornelis Dusart, a genre painter from Haarlem, was a disciple of Adriaen van Ostade. In 1679, he entered the Haarlem Guild of Saint Luke. His works were in the manner of Ostade but never entirely of the same quality; however, he remained a very successful artist. He completed some of Ostade's paintings which he inherited after his demise.
He took inspiration from several prints and drawings he acquired from his close friend Adam Dingemans, who was a collector. One day, Adam left him to go and fetch a picture, and when he returned a half hour later, he found Cornelis dead on his bed. On the same day, Adam himself died, supposedly from the shock of seeing his friend dead. They were interred together in the same church.

 

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country inn

country inn


figures in a courtyard

figures in a courtyard


fish market

fish market


peasant family

peasant family in front of a house

peasants playing
skittles before an inn

peasants playing skittles before an inn


tavern scene

tavern scene


the drinking glass

the drinking glass


the fishmonger

the fishmonger


village feast

village feast


village kermesse

village kermesse


village scene

village scene