Hendrik van Steenwijk I
Hendrik van Steenwijck I (also Steenwyck, Steenwijk) (c. 1550 – buried 1 September 1603) was a Dutch painter.
Van Steenwijck was born in Kampen, and was a student of the architectural painter Hans Vredeman de Vries, and the father of Hendrik van Steenwijk II He is known to have worked in Aachen (1573-6), Antwerp (1577–85) and Frankfurt (from 1586 on), where he died.
Van Steenwijck is the earliest-known painter of architectural interiors, a genre that was popular in Dutch Golden Age and Flemish Baroque painting. In addition to introducing the new genre, he also worked with more natural lighting and perspectival space than found in the works of his teacher Vredeman de Vries.
- Hendrik van Steenwijck I at the Netherlands Institute for Art History
- Frans Baudouin, "Hendrick van Steenwijk (i)," Grove Art Online, Oxford University Press, [accessed November 26, 2007].
- Seymour Slive (1995). Dutch Painting 1600-1800. Pelican history of art. New Haven: Yale University Press. pp. 262–276. ISBN 0-300-06418-7.
- Liedtke , Walter A. (1984). Flemish paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. ISBN 0-87099-356-9. (see index, v.1).
- Vermeer and The Delft School, a full text exhibition catalog from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which contains material on Hendrik van Steenwijk I