List of Artists → Cornelis van Poelenburgh
Utrecht painter. P. was pupil of A. Bloemaert. Since 1617 he lived in Rome for some time before working for the English court in1637. His delicately painted figures in arcadian landscapes were always highly sought after. P. also painted the figures also for landscape painters like J. Both, J. Hackaert, A. Keirincx and H. Steenwijk. Mus.: Amsterdam, Antwerp, Los Angeles, Hamburg, Brunswick, Schwerin. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Bernt a. others.