(1745 - 1815)
Jacobus Linthorst was active/lived in Holland. Jacobus Linthorst is known for lush floral still life painting, teaching.
Biography Jacobus Linthorst
1754 – Amsterdam – 1815
Jacobus Linthorst was born in Amsterdam and spent all his life in his native town, where he died in 1815. In June of 1789, he was registered as a citizen and painter and during the same month he joined the Amsterdam guild of St Luke.
Nothing is known about Linthorst’s artistic training. He may have chosen a career as a painter somewhat later in life, since his earliest known works stem from 1780, when he was already thirty-five years old.
Like most still-life painters of his day, he was inspired by the work of Jan van Huijsum (1682-1749) and his style is clearly related to that of his contemporaries Jan van Os (1744-1808) and Paul Theodoor van Brussel (1754-1795). Linthorst himself was the teac
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