Pieter Anthonisz. van Groenewegen

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Landscape by Pieter Anthonisz. van Groenewegen, between 1635-1641, Fogg Museum

Pieter Anthonisz. van Groenewegen (1590/1600–1658)[1] was a Dutch Golden Age landscape painter.

Groenewegen, who was born in Delft, primarily painted landscapes. He traveled to Italy and between ca. 1615-1623 he lived on Via Bocca de Leone in Rome, where he became a member of the Bentvueghels with the nickname "Leeuw"(Lion).[1] He returned to Delft where he became a member of the Guild of Saint Luke in 1626, but spent the last few years of his life in The Hague, where he joined the Confrerie Pictura in 1657.[1][2] He died there in the following year. Many of his works now reside at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.[3]


External links[edit]

  • Vermeer and The Delft School, a full text exhibition catalog from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has material on Pieter Anthonisz. van Groenewegen