Willem van Aelst (1627 - 1683)
May 16, 1627Delft, Netherlands
Willem van Aelst (May 16, 1627, Delft - in or after 1683, Amsterdam) was a Dutch artist who specialized in still-life painting with flowers or game.
Van Aelst was born to a family of prominent city magistrates. He learned to paint from his uncle, the still-life painter Evert van Aelst.