- Also known as
Cornelis van Poelenburch
primary name: Poelenburgh, Cornelis van
other name: Peclemburg, Corneille
other name: Poelborch, Cornelis van
other name: Poelemburgh, Cornelius van
other name: Poelenburch, Cornelis
other name: Poelenburg, Cornelius van
- individual; painter/draughtsman; printmaker; Dutch; Male
- Life dates
- London: Orchard Street
- Painter, draughtsman and etcher, active in Utrecht. Pupil of Abraham Bloemaert (q.v.). Mainly arcadian landscapes with Roman ruins; also figure studies (in red chalk). 1617-1626 in Rome and Florence; one of the founding members of the 'Bentvueghels' in 1623; 1637-1641 in London working for Charles I. Later settled in Utrecht fior good. Earliest signed painting is dated 1620.
Only two prints have been attributed to him. Large groups of drawings are in Dresden (pen and brush drawings) and in Florence (red chalk sketches).
Nicolette Cathérine Sluijter-Seijffert, 'Cornelis van Poelenburch', Enschede, 1984.
Alan Chong, 'The drawings of Cornelis van Poelenburch', in Master Drawings 25 (1987), pp.3-62.
Peter Schatborn, 'Drawn to Warmth, 17th-century Dutch artists in Italy', Amsterdam, 2001, pp.57-65.