Aelbert Cuyp

1620-1691 Netherlands-Baroque

 

Brief Biography-Aelbert Jacobsz Cuyp came from a family of painters in Dordrecht, Jacob Gerritsz was his father and Benjamin Gerritsz was a half brother. Aelbert was the most famous of the three. He was tutored by Jacob his father and was influenced by the works of Jan van Goyan. He rarely ventured outside Holland except for Westphalia where he painted several landscapes. He was known mostly for his landscapes.

He married a wealthy widow in 1658 and thereafter ceased to paint for the remainder of his life. He was largely forgotten after his death until the late eighteenth century when his works were discovered by art lovers in England. There more of his paintings survive than in Holland. A number of paintings once attributed to him are now assigned to Abraham Calraet of the same initials.

 

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Cows in the Water

Cows in the Water

Cows and Herdsmen

Cows and Herdsmen

Domestic Fowl

Domestic Fowl

Dordrecht

Dordrecht

Horsemen

Landscape with Horsemen and Shepherds

A Family

A Family

Flock of Sheep

Flock of Sheep at Pasture

Grey Horse

Grey Horse in a Landscape

Herdsman with Cows

Herdsman with Cows by a River

Herdsmen with Cows

Herdsmen with Cows

Hunt

Hunt

Landscape

Landscape Near Rhenen

Orpheus with Animals

Orpheus with Animals

Peasants with Cows

Peasants with Four Cows by the River Merwede

Pieter de Roovere

Portrait of Pieter de Roovere

Respite in the Camp

Respite in the Camp

River with Cows

River with Cows

River Scene

River Scene with Milking Woman

h Horsemen

River Landscape with Horsemen

River Landscape

River Landscape

Road Bedside a River

Road Bedside a River

Rooster and Hens

Rooster and Hens

Tossed in a Gale

Ships Tossed in a Gale

Starting for the Hunt

Starting for the Hunt #

Meerdervoort

The Avenue at Meerdervoort

The Dairy Maid

The Dairy Maid

The Ferry Boat

The Ferry Boat

Maas at Dordrecht

The Maas at Dordrecht

The Negro Page

The Negro Page

View of Arnhem

View of Arnhem

View of Dordrecht

View of Dordrecht

View of Utrecht

View of Utrecht

Young Herdsman

Young Herdsman with Cows