The Fortune Teller, 1631, Louvre
Jacob Jansz. van Velsen (1597, Delft – 1656, Amsterdam), was a Dutch Golden Age painter.
According to the RKD Jacob influenced Willem Cornelisz Duyster and is known for genre works and military pieces, most notably conversation pieces in the manner of Pieter Codde and Dirck Hals. One of his paintings was engraved by Pierre Aveline in 1755.
- Vermeer and The Delft School, a full text exhibition catalog from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which contains material on Jacob Jansz van Velsen