Paulus Moreelse (Utrecht 1571-1638). Oil on canvas. Signed with monogram and dated 1621. Title: an old lady counting money with a young boy - an allegory of avarice.
|Height : 72.00 cm||Height : 28.35 in|
|Width : 55.00 cm||Width : 21.65 in|
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Paulus Moreelse (1571 – 6 March 1638) was a Dutch painter, mainly of portraits. Moreelse was born and died in Utrecht. He was a pupil of the Delft portrait painter Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt, who had himself been a pupil of Anthonie van Blocklandt. He took a study-trip to Italy, where he received many portrait commissions. Back in Utrecht, in 1596 he became a member of the zadelaarsgilde, which was the traditional name in Utrecht for the Guild of Saint Luke. In 1611, along with Abraham Bloemaert, he was one of the founders of a new painters' guild, called "St. Lucas-gilde", and became its Read article...
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