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Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Utrecht 1603
ca. 1603; according to Hoogewerff 1952 and Giltaij 1999: 1603
Deceased
Amsterdam 1661-11-21/1661-12-22
In a will of March 14, 1661 he is called 'sickly'; buried 22 December 1661
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father of the painters Johannes and Gerrit van Bronckhorst
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1620 - 1661
started painting in 1639 on the advice of Poelenburch (Döring 1993, page 25), until then working as a glass painter (would have been working as a glass painter at the age of 11)
Active in
  • Utrecht
  • Brussel
    according to Hoogewerff also active in Brussels
  • Arras (Frankrijk) 1620
    c. 1620
  • Parijs 1620 - 1621
    worked for a year and a half in Arras / Atrecht with the glass painter Peter Mathysz; then traveled to Paris and worked for some time with glass painter Chamu
  • Rome 1621-03
    According to Hoogewerff 1959 Jan Gerritsz. arrived in Rome in March 1621 with his colleagues Jan van Bijlert and Cornelis van Poelenburgh
  • Utrecht 1626 - 1647
    He became citizen of Utrecht on August 10, 1622, working there as a glass painter and a draughtsman of armoury for tapestries and seals (Saur 1996); he married in 1626 with Catalijntje van Noort; he became a member of the Sint Lucas Guild on 18 May 1639 (his earliest known dated painting is from 1642)
  • Amsterdam 1647 - 1661
    commission for large stained glass windows for the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam and the organ doors of the Nieuwe Kerk (completed 1655); ceiling paintings for City Hall (now the Royal Palace on Dam square); in 1652 he became a citizen of Amsterdam
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genre, history (as a genre), landscape (as genre), portrait, Christian religious scene, architecture (genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint
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Caravaggisti
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