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Gerrits van Roystraten

born in 1630
Registration Peter gerritsz van (1630-1700) (Pieter Gerritsz van Roestraten) - Dutch painter, wrote still lifes and genre scenes

He was a pupil of Frans Hals and married his daughter Adriaentje in 1654. He lived with his wife in Amsterdam before moving to London in 1666, where he was later wounded in the thigh during the great fire of London that forced him to limp the rest of my life.
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