Arnold Houbraken

1660-1719 Holland-Baroque


Brief Biography-Arnold Houbraken was a painter and writer of the Dutch Golden Age. A native of Dordrecht, he is known mostly for his biographies of Dutch artists. He was tutored by Jacobus Leveck for a short period and spent four years with Samuel Dirksz van Hoogstraten. He settled in Amsterdam with his wife and ten children. His son Jacobus was an engraver and his daughters Christina and Antonyna also became artists.


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funeral of
queen artemisia

funeral of queen artemisia for king mausolus

jupiter juno
and io

jupiter juno and io

pallas athene
visiting apollo

pallas athene visiting apollo on the parnassus

the painter and
his model

the painter and his model

the sacrifice
of iphigenia

the sacrifice of iphigenia