Gerritsz van Bronckhorst, Jan

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Jan Gerritsz van Bronckhorst Utrecht 1603 Amsterdam 1661 M P0904

Instrument(s) Professional group Social status Social sphere Why is the person listed?
vihuela Artist Professional Urban Artist Artist (engraver) Artist (painter)

Years active Place active Century Region
Uthrecht, Paris, Amsterdam 17cent Lowcountries
Biographical information

Numerous paintings by this painter include stringed instruments of various kinds. All painted with a high degree of detail and presumable accuracy. This is 0ossibly due to his initial training as a glass painter. He studied with Marcel Mathys and Jan Verburg. 1620-1622 in Arras and Paris. 1622-1647 back in Utrecht; 1626 married Catalijntje van Noort; started etching in 1630s; 1639 in St Luke guild. From 1647 in Amsterdam where he died.

Born in Utrecht; educated as glass-painter. Pupil of Designed stained glass windows for Nieuwe Kerk at Amsterdam; also ceiling paintings for new town hall. Most of his etchings are after Cornelis van Poelenburgh.

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