Abraham Bloemaert

Abraham Bloemaert (1566-1651) was a Dutch artist who contributed to the Mannerist and Baroque movements.

Abraham Bloemaert Summary:

  • He was influenced by Caravaggio.
  • After his studies in Utrecht, he trained in the School of Fontainebleau in Paris under Hieronymus Francken.
  • His father became the city architect of Amsterdam in 1591.
  • Bloemart taught at the Utrecht Caravaggisiti school for a period of time.
  • All four of his sons became artists themselves.

Abraham Bloemaert Famous Paintings:

  • The Flute Player (1621)
  • Moses Striking the Rock (1596)
  • Parable of the Wheat and the Tares (1624)
  • Venus and Adonis (1632)
  • Niobe mourning her children (1591)
  • The Four Evangelists (1615)

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