Cornelis Engebrechtsz

1468-1533 Holland/Northern Renaissance

 

Brief Biography-Cornelis Engebrechtsz or Cornelius Enghelbrecht, the history and portraitist was born in Leiden. His paintings were in oil or distemper and he was said to have been influenced by the works of Jan van Eyck. Amongst his disciples were Lucas van Leyden and Aertgen van Leyden. His most noted work was the Adoration of the Lamb for an altar-piece in the church of saint Peter in Leiden. His father was a wood engraver and his three sons Pieter, Lucas and Cornelis were painters having been apprenticed by him. He spent the most of his life in Leiden where he died in 1533.

 

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christ in the house
of martha and mary

christ in the house of martha and mary

christ taking leave
of his mother

christ taking leave of his mother

crucifixion
altarpiece

crucifixion altarpiece

kiss
of judas

kiss of judas by Cornelis Engebrechtsz

lamentation
altarpiece

lamentation altarpiece

saint cecilia and
her fiance

saint cecilia and her fiance

the crucifixion with
donors

the crucifixion with donors and saints peter and margaret


the lamentation

the lamentation

virgin and child
with saint ann

virgin and child with saint ann