Jan van der Elburcht

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Jan van der Elburcht (1500 – 1571) was an early Dutch painter. His name is derived from Elburg, his town of birth.

Biography[edit]

According to Karel van Mander he was called cleen Hansken (little Hans), and was known for landscapes.[1] Sandrart called him der kleine Hans and claimed he was known for his altarpiece for the fisher's altar in the Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal, Antwerp depicting the Miraculous catch of fish.[2]

According to the RKD he became a member of the Antwerp Guild of St. Luke in 1536.[3] He was a history painter.[3] He died in Antwerp.

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