Joost Cornelisz Droochsloot

1586-1666 Holland/Baroque

 

Brief Biography-Joost Cornelisz Droochsloot/Drooglsloot form Utrecht was a painter of genre and historical scenes. He was influenced by the works of Pieter Brueghel the Elder and David Vinkboons. His winter canal scenes bear a resemblance to the works of Hendrick Avercamp who was born one year before him. He was a member of the Artists' Guild of St Luke and became Dean in 1623. One of his students was Jacob Duck and his son Cornelis was also a painter who followed his fathers influence. In 1638 he was named regent of the hospital of Saint Job in Utrecht for bestowing a gift of a painting of ‘Job and his Friends’. He lived the entirety of his life in Utrecht.

 

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a
village street

a village street


brawling peasants

brawling peasants

figures on a bridge
outside a village

figures on a bridge outside a village

self portrait in a
landscape

self portrait in a landscape


streetscape

streetscape

the ganzenmarkt and
the stadhuisbrug

the ganzenmarkt and the stadhuisbrug in utrecht

the pool
of bethesda

the pool of bethesda


village fair

village fair


village scene

village scene

village scene
with figures

village scene with figures outside an inn

village scene
with peasants

village scene with peasants


village street

village street

winter in a
dutch town

winter in a dutch town