Jacob Moelaert

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Jacob Moelaert (Nicolaas Verkolje)

Jacob Moelart or Moelaert (1649–1732) was a Dutch Golden Age painter and art collector.


He was born and died in Dordrecht. According to Houbraken he was a pupil of Nicolaes Maes and learned how to paint a good portrait, but was better at history paintings.[1]

According to the RKD he is known for his art collection as well as his paintings.[2]


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