Orley, Richard van

Flemish, (1663-1732)

  • Richard van Orley - The killing of the boar
  • The killing of the boar

  • (ndg.), etching
  • 9.8 x 7.6 in. (25 x 19.4 cm.)
  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

About the Artist

Richard van Orley, Flemish, (1663-1732). Richard van Orley was a painter, draughtsman, etcher and most of his work depicted religious and mythological subjects.

Richard van Orley was the elder son and pupil of Pieter van Orley (1638 – 1708) and brother of fellow painter Jan van Orley (1665 – 1735). He collaborated with his brother Jan on several tapestries.

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