Cornelis Saftleven

1607-1681 Holland-Baroque

 

Brief Biography-Cornelis Saftleven was from Gorinchem south Holland. His brother Herman was also a well established painter. Cornelis was taught by his father and was influenced by Adriaen Brouwer and David Teniers. He painted several themes which varied from religious paintings to peasant scenes. He is most noted for his paintings of animals acting as humans.

 

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college of animals

college of animalscollege of animals

the proclamation
to the shepherds

the proclamation to the shepherds

annunciation to
the shepherds

annunciation to the shepherds


boer company

boer company

cat peeping
through a fence

cat peeping through a fence

a farmstead
near a stream

a farmstead near a stream

landscape with
animals

landscape with animals

satire on the trial of
van oldebarneveldt

satire on the trial of johan van oldebarneveldt


self portrait

self portrait


the card players

the card players


the duet

the duet

huntsman feeding
his dogs

huntsman feeding his dogs

the temptation
of saint anthony

the temptation of saint anthony

temptation of
saint anthony

temptation of saint anthony

the vision of the
sunday child

the vision of the sunday child

who
sues for a cow

who sues for a cow


witches sabbath

witches sabbath by Cornelis Saftleven