Jacob Ochtervelt

1634-1682 Netherlands/Baroque

 

Brief Biography-Jacob Ochtervelt from Rotterdam was a student of Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem in Haarlem alongside his contemporary Pieter de Hooch. He was a painter of the Dutch Golden Age and took inspiration from Metsu, Terborch and Vermeer. Terborch being his most significant influence, albeit his interior figures are of a larger perspective. The Guild of Saint Luke nominated him for The Presidency in 1667. Ochtervelt worked in Rotterdam until 1672 and spent his last years in Amsterdam.

 

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The Love
Letter

The Love Letter#

A
Family

A Family

The Music
lesson

The Music lesson

Musical
Company

Musical Company

Street
Musicians

Street Musicians at the Doorway

Buying
Grapes

Buying Grapes

Drawing
Lesson

Drawing Lesson


Rehearsing

Rehearsing

Itinerant
Music

Itinerant Music