Esaias Van de Velde I
(1587 - 1630)
Esaias Van de Velde I was active/lived in Holland, Netherlands. Esaias Van de Velde I is known for figure, landscape, genre painting.
Biography Esaias Van de Velde I
Esaias van de Velde (May 17, 1587 (baptized) - November 18, 1630 (buried) ) was a Dutch landscape painter. He was born in Amsterdam, where his Flemish father Hans had fled as a Protestant in 1585. He probably studied under his father and Gillis van Coninxloo, a landscape painter from Antwerp and a follower of Pieter Brueghel the Elder.
Van de Velde worked in Haarlem from 1610-1618, where he joined the Haarlem Guild of St. Luke in 1612 along with Hercules Segers. This event in many ways established realistic* landscape paintings as a separate genre in that part of the Netherlands. Van de Velde had been influenced by the German painter Adam Elsheimer to develop his paintings in a more naturalistic direction tha
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