Joachim Von Sandrart
(1606 - 1688)
Joachim Von Sandrart was active/lived in Germany, Netherlands. Joachim Sandrart is known for Genre and portrait painting.
Biography Joachim Von Sandrart
Joachim von Sandrart (12 May 1606 - 14 October 1688) was a German Baroque art-historian and painter, active in Amsterdam during the Dutch Golden Age.
Sandrart was born in Frankfurt, but the family originated from Mons. According to his dictionary of art called the Teutsche Academie, he learned to read and write from the son of Theodor de Bry, Johann Theodoor de Brie and his associate Matthäus Merian, but at age 15 was so eager to learn more of the art of engraving, that he walked from Frankfurt to Prague to become a pupil of Gillis Sadelaar (also known as Aegidius Sadeler of the Sadeler family). Sadelaar in turn urged him to paint, whereupon he traveled to Utrecht in 1625 to become a pupil of Gerrit van Honthorst, and through him he
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