Portrait of Adriaen van Utrecht

Adriaen van Utrecht Painting Reproductions 1 of 1


Flemish Baroque Painter

Adriaen van Utrecht was a Flemish Baroque still life painter who was active in Antwerp in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. Not much is known about his personal life, but his still life paintings, particularly his large-scale pieces, were highly valued in his time and continue to be sought after today.

Adriaen van Utrecht was born in Antwerp around 1599 and is believed to have trained as an artist in the workshop of Frans Snyders, one of the leading still life painters of the time. He became a master in the Antwerp Guild of Saint Luke in 1615, and by 1620, he was already well-established as a still life painter.

Adriaen van Utrecht's still life paintings are characterized by their meticulous attention to detail, particularly in the representation of textures and surfaces of the objects depicted. He often included dead game, fruits, and flowers in his compositions, but also included kitchen utensils, glassware, and other household objects. His works were highly prized for their realism and the illusion of depth created through his use of light and shadow.

In addition to his still life paintings, Adriaen van Utrecht also created allegorical and mythological works. He was known for his ability to paint large-scale pieces, and many of his works were commissioned for use as decoration in the homes of the wealthy.

Despite his success as a painter, Adriaen van Utrecht remains a relatively unknown figure in the history of art. However, his works continue to be highly valued and sought after by collectors, and his contributions to the development of still life painting in the Baroque period are recognized by art historians and experts.

1 Adriaen van Utrecht Paintings

Banquet Still Life, 1644 by Adriaen van Utrecht | Painting Reproduction

Banquet Still Life 1644

Oil Painting
Canvas Print
SKU: UVA-16599
Adriaen van Utrecht
Original Size: 185 x 242.5 cm
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands