Peeters, Bonaventura the elder (1614-1652): A Port in the Mediterranean, oil on canvas, 26 x 39.4 cms. Presented by De Pass, Alfred A.
About the Artist
Bonaventura Peeters was born in Antwerp, Belgium. He was one of a family of five artists that included his brothers Gillis and Jan, his sister Catharina and nephew Bonaventura. Peeters was one of the finest marine painters of the Flemish School. He studied under Andries van Eertvelt (1590-1652) and Simon de Vlieger (1600-1653)