Pieter van Bronckhorst

PVB in ligature
painter, staffage painter
North Netherlandish
Delft 1588-05-16
Houbraken 1718
Delft 1661-06-21
Houbraken 1718
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son of Anthonis Pieters (van Bronckhorst) (died 1597) and Machteld Dirxdr. van Coolwijk (died 1638); on 5 October 1614, in Delft, he married Jacobmina Nicolaesdr. de Grebber (died 1666), daughter of a goldsmith. The couple had three children : Machtelijna Pieters van Bronckhorst (died 1682), Claes Pietersz van Bronckhorst (1617-1656) and Maria van Bronckhorst (1631-1708)
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according to Thieme-Becker he painted the figures in some landscapes by Pieter Stael (Thieme / Becker 1911)
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  • Frankrijk
    visited France in his younger years (Thieme/Becker 1911)
  • Delft 1609 - 1661
    made his will there in 1609 (Thieme/Becker 1911)
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
church interior, fish piece, history (as a genre)
The signature on a fish still life on the German art market of 2001 has been read as P. van Bronchorst; also painted staffage for other masters (Bredius 1915-1921).
oil paint
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Creation date: 1993-11-18; Last modified date: 2020-07-28


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