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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.

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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  ...  Displaying 750 of 1757 characters.



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About  Esaias Van de Velde I

Born:  1587 - Amsterdam, Holland
Died:   1630 - The Hague, Holland
Known for:  figure, landscape, genre painting