Adriaen van Ostade


Birthday December 10, 1610

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Dutch Republic

DEATH DATE May 2, 1685 (74)

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Dutch Golden Age artist whose best-known paintings included "Peasants in a Tavern" from 1635 and "Cutting the Feather" from 1660.

Before Fame

He grew up in Haarlem and began studying under the painter Frans Hals in 1627.


He may have produced as many as 900 paintings over the course of his artistic career.

Family Life

His brother Isaack also became a painter. They both studied with the famed Frans Hals.

Associated With

He and the renowned painter Vincent van Gogh were both Dutch-born artists.

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