Wouter II Crabeth
(1593 - 1644)
Wouter II Crabeth was active/lived in Netherlands. Wouter Crabeth is known for religious painting, church altars.
Biography Wouter II Crabeth
Wouter Pietersz. Crabeth II (1594 - c. 18 June 1644) was a Dutch Golden Age painter. Wouter Crabeth was born in Gouda in 1594, the son of the writer and politician Pieter Woutersz. Crabeth. He was named after his grandfather Wouter Crabeth I, who was a celebrated master glassmaker. Crabeth took an apprenticeship under Cornelis Ketel, uncle of Cornelis Ketel le Jeune, who was well-known. It is possible that he was also the student of Abraham Bloemaert in Utrecht.
Crabeth became the most important Dutch Golden Age artist in the town of Gouda.
In 1613, he made his Grand Tour. Such a tour, ending in Florence and Rome, was considered a necessary rite of passage for completing a Flemish artist's classical education, ever since Ka
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