Johannes Jansz. van Bronckhorst

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Detail of organ shutter painted in 1655, from photo taken at time of restoration, Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam

Johannes Jansz van Bronckhorst (1627 – 1656), was a Dutch Golden Age painter who died young.

Biography[edit]

He was born in Utrecht and was a pupil of Jan Gerritsz van Bronckhorst.[1] He travelled to Rome, and became a member of Bentvueghels (nickname unknown).[1] In Rome, he became friends with the poet Reyer Anslo, whose portrait he painted.[1] He died in Amsterdam.

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