(c. 1610 - 1686)
Dirk Stoop was active/lived in Netherlands. Dirk Stoop is known for Portrait, landscape, and hunting scene painting.
Biography Dirk Stoop
Dirk Stoop came from a family of artists: his brother Maerten became
painter of battle scenes while Dirk excelled in landscapes. A widely
traveled artist, he spent some years in Rome, where he was influenced
by Dutch Italianate artists such as Jan Both.
Around 1661 Dirk departed
for Portugal, becoming Court painter to the Princess Catherine of
Braganza, following her entourage to London after her marriage with King
Charles II (1630-1685) in 1662. Stoop remained in London, painting
royal portraits, topographical landscapes and hunting scenes until