Barent Avercamp

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Barent Avercamp, Winter Landscape Frozen Over River, Gemäldegalerie, Berlin

Barent Avercamp (1612 – October 1679) was a Dutch painter.

Avercamp was born in Kampen and was taught by his uncle Hendrick Avercamp, who was also a painter.[1] Barent primarily painted scenes depicting Netherlands in winter. He was a member of the Guild of Saint Luke, and traveled around the Netherlands including Zwolle and Zutphen for his settings and inspiration.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Barent Avercamp Brief Biography". Retrieved 2010-11-16.