Otto Marseus van Schrieck Painting Reproductions 1 of 1

c.1619/20-1678

Dutch Baroque Painter

Otto Marseus van Schrieck was a Dutch artist. He was born in 1619 in Cleves, a city in the Dutch Republic, and died in 1678 in Amsterdam. He was a painter of still lifes, and was active in the Dutch Golden Age.

Van Schrieck was best known for his depictions of forest interiors, which were highly sought after by collectors during his time. He often painted images of trees, shrubs, and other vegetation, sometimes with small animals or insects, and often with a central focus on a specific plant species, such as mushrooms or ferns.

His paintings are notable for their attention to detail and the way he captured the light and texture of the forest floor. They are also characterized by their rich, dark palettes and the use of light and shadow to create a sense of depth and atmosphere.

Unfortunately, there is limited information available about Otto Marseus van Schrieck's life and career. It is known that he was a member of the painters' guild in Amsterdam, where he lived and worked for much of his life. He was active in the city from the 1650s to the 1670s, and it is believed that he may have been influenced by the work of other Dutch still-life painters of the time, such as Jan Davidsz de Heem.

It is also thought that van Schrieck may have traveled to other parts of the Netherlands or to other countries, as some of his landscapes and forest interiors contain elements that suggest that he may have seen and painted similar landscapes elsewhere.

Despite the limited information available about his life, van Schrieck's work has had a lasting impact on the art world and continues to be admired for its beauty and skillful execution. Today, his paintings can be found in museums and private collections around the world and are considered some of the most important examples of Dutch still-life and landscape painting from the 17th century.

3 Otto Marseus van Schrieck Paintings

Still Life with Insects and Amphibians, 1662 by Otto Marseus van Schrieck | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Insects and Amphibians 1662

Oil Painting
$3371
Canvas Print
$53.87
SKU: OMS-1699
Otto Marseus van Schrieck
Original Size: 50.7 x 68.5 cm
Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum, Braunschweig, Germany

Still Life with Poppy, Insects and Reptiles, c.1670 by Otto Marseus van Schrieck | Painting Reproduction

Still Life with Poppy, Insects and Reptiles c.1670

Oil Painting
$2018
Canvas Print
$57.65
SKU: OMS-17282
Otto Marseus van Schrieck
Original Size: 68.3 x 52.7 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

Weed with Snake and Butterflies, c.1665 by Otto Marseus van Schrieck | Painting Reproduction

Weed with Snake and Butterflies c.1665

Oil Painting
$4916
Canvas Print
$49.12
SKU: OMS-18913
Otto Marseus van Schrieck
Original Size: 41.8 x 44.2 cm
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe, Germany

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