List of Artists → Cornelis Poelenburgh
Utrecht painter. P. was pupil of A. Bloemaert. Since 1617 he lived in Rome, in 1637 he worked in London for the English king Charles I. His delicately painted figures in arcadian landscapes were always highly sought after. He painted the figures also for landscape painters like J. Both, J. Hackaert, A. Keirincx a. H. Steenwijk. Mus.: Amsterdam, Antwerp, Los Angeles, Hamburg, Brunswick, Schwerin. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Wurzbach, Bernt a. others.