(1604 - 1667)
Christian Couwenbergh was active/lived in Holland. Christian Couwenbergh is known for Painting.
Biography Christian Couwenbergh
Dutch painter Christian van Couwenbergh was born in 1604. He belonged to the circle of figure painters, among them Gerrit van Honthorst and Dirck van Baburen, who worked in the monumental chiaroscuro style inspired by Caravaggio.
Christian was highly successful throughout his lifetime. Notably, he received important commissions from the house of Orange.
Christian van Couwenbergh moved to Cologne, Germany, in 1656 and worked there for 11 years before his death in 1667. He is regarded as one of the most successful Dutch Carravagesque painters.