Jacob Knijff

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English and Dutch ships taking on stores at a port, 1673

Jacob Knijff (January 1, 1639, Haarlem – 1681, London), was a Dutch Golden Age painter.

Biography[edit]

According to Houbraken he was the teacher of Johannes Gottlieb Glauber in Paris in 1671, where he attended the funeral of Nicolaes Berchem II on January 4, 1672.[1][2] He was the son of the painter Wouter Knijff and the older brother of painter Leendert Knijff, and is known for painting landscapes and seascapes.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Dutch) Jacob Knyf in De groote schouburgh der Nederlantsche konstschilders en schilderessen (1718) by Arnold Houbraken, courtesy of the Digital library for Dutch literature
  2. ^ a b Jacob Knijff in the RKD