Who is Sara Troost?

Sara Troost, or Sara Ploos van Amstel (1732–1803) was an 18th-century painter from the Northern Netherlands.

Troost was born and died in Amsterdam. According to the RKD, she was the daughter of the painter Cornelis Troost and the assistant professor of her cousin Christina Chalon. She married the printer Jacob Ploos van Amstel, and her sister Elisabeth married his brother, Cornelis Ploos van Amstel. Like him, she is known for watercolor copies of 17th century artists.

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