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glass painter, painter, draftsman, decorative painter (of interiors), etcher
started painting in 1639 on the advice of Poelenburch (Houbraken 1718; Döring 1993, p. 25), until then working as a glass painter
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Utrecht (city) 1603
ca. 1603. According to Houbraken 1718, he was born in Utrecht in 1603.
Deceased
Amsterdam 1661-11-21/1661-12-22
In his will of March 14, 1661 he is called 'sickly'; buried 22 December 1661
Family relationships
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married in Utrecht on 12 November 1626 to Lijntje Jans van Noort; father of the painters Johan and Gerrit van Bronchorst
See also
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Utrecht (stad)
  • Arras (Frankrijk) 1620 - 1621
    worked for a year and a half in Arras (Atrecht) with the glass painter Peter Mathysz (c. 1620) (Levert 2017A)
  • Parijs 1621 - 1622
    then traveled to Paris and worked for some time with glass painter Chamu. Hoogewerff (1959) wrongly assumed that he ('Ghilardo Bruncusi', in Hoogwerff 1943 written as 'Ghilardi Bruchusi') was in Rome in March 1621 together with Jan van Bijlert and Cornelis van Poelenburch.
  • Utrecht (stad) 1622 - 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). According to Sandrart he regularly visited the 'acadamy' of Gerard van Honthorst in the mid 1620s. 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 of 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). On 19 January 1652 1652 he became a citizen of Amsterdam (Scheltema 1853, p. 69).
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Subjects
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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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Creation date: 1991-11-25; Last modified date: 2022-05-17

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