14 февраля. "The slippers Sun" Samuel Dirksz van Hoogstraten (2 August 1627 - 19 October 1678) was a Dutch painter of the Golden Age, who was also a poet and author on art theory. Samuel Dirksz van Hoogstraten was born and died in Dordrecht. He was first a pupil of his father Dirk van Hoogstraten, living at Dordrecht until about 1640. On the death of his father, he changed his residence to Amsterdam and entered the school of Rembrandt.