Juriaen van Streeck - 8 paintings - WikiArt.org
Juriaen van Streek was born in the year 1632 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. In 1653 he married Grietje Claes. The couple lived in several locations in the Jordaan then moved to Prinsengracht. They had nine children, three were buried young. When Van Streeck died he was an innkeeper in Kerkstraat.According to Houbraken, Van Streeck excelled at all still life subjects, including helmets, books, letters, musical instruments, and skulls or dead animals to indicate the transcience of life.He was a follower of Willem Kalf and influenced Barend van der Meer.Houbraken also wrote an entry for his son Hendrick van Streeck, who became a student of Emanuel de Witte and painted church interiors.
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