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Esaias van de Velde (Amsterdam um 1587 - Den Haag 1630, in collaboration with Reyer Claesz. Suycker) - Artist
Dutch landscape a. figure painter from a family of artists. V. lived in Haarlem in 1610, but moved to The Hague in 1618. His teachers were possibly his father Hans as well as G. van Coninxloo. V. is a pioneer in establishing landscape painting as a genre of its own, but also had high abilities in painting figures which captivate by realism, colour a. vividness. Among his pupils were P. van Laer a. J. van Goyen. Mus.: Amsterdam (Rijksmus.), Rotterdam (Boymans-van Beuningen), London (V&A, Brit. Mus.), Berlin, Stockholm, The Hague, Copenhagen, Dresden a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Bernt a. others.