- POTTER, Paulus
- Paulus Potter, one of the most famous Dutch animal painters, was the son of a painter and very precocious - his first works are of 1640, and his most famous picture, the life-size Bull (The Hague), is signed and dated 1647. On the whole, however, his smaller pictures are better.
There are works by him in the Royal Coll. and in Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Dresden, Dublin, London (NG, Wallace Coll.), Munich, Paris (Louvre), Philadelphia and Washington.
- Source: The Penguin Dictionary of Art and Artists (Penguin Reference Books)
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