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Joost Cornelisz Droochsloot

 (1586 - 1666)
Joost Cornelisz Droochsloot was active/lived in Germany, Netherlands.  Joost Droochsloot is known for genre, village scene, allegory and biblical theme painting.

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Joost Cornelisz Droochsloot


Joost Cornelisz Droochsloot was a Dutch painter of genre pictures, village scenes, moral allegories and biblical stories. He was active in Utrecht from 1616 to 1660 and admitted to the Artists' Guild of St Luke in 1616 at the age of 40. He was the Guild's dean from 1623 to 1624.

His early works reflects the influence of Esaias van de Velde, Pieter Brueghel the Elder and Pieter Brueghel the Younger and the Flemish David Vinckboons.

He continued the tradition of Flemish landscape painting. He usually shows a broad village street leading into the distance, with houses on both sides. Village activity is depicted with numerous, rather coarse  ...  Displaying 750 of 1230 characters.



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A SELF PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST, HALF LENGTH, DRESSED AS A CAVALIER




About  Joost Cornelisz Droochsloot

Born:  1586 - Utrecht, Holland
Died:   1666 - Utrecht, Holland
Known for:  genre, village scene, allegory and biblical theme painting