Cornelis Norbertus Gysbrechts

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Trompe l'oeil with letters, 1668

Cornelis Norbertus Gysbrechts or Gijsbrechts (ca 1630 - after 1683) was a Flemish painter of still life and trompe-l'œil active in the second half of the seventeenth century.


Gysbrechts was born in Antwerp, where, according to the RKD, he became a member of the Guild of St. Luke in 1660.[1] He signed his name with "CND".[1] His first known paintings date from 1659 in Antwerp. He painted in 1664 in Regensburg, from 1665-1668 in Hamburg and from 1668 to 1672 at the court in Copenhagen.[1] He was followed by his son Franciscus Gijsbrechts and John Stanney.[1]



There is a stillife by this painter in the Museum of Fine Arts in Seville,Spain("Vanitas").