|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|
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.