A Chronological list of Delft Master Painters 1600-1690; expanded and updated 2009 .

Based upon the late © John Michael Montias' list of Master Painters published in Exhibition Catalogue of Museum Prinsenhof Delft, entitled De Stad Delft, 1981. He follows the spelling in historical documents or hand books. This updated internet version © Kees Kaldenbach, 2001. Updated February 18, 2009.

Blue links show additional info by Kees Kaldenbach, mainly on their workshops and private homes in Delft.

-->New in 2002! The complete text of the Delft St Luke Guild Book is now online at this site. This Montias list below is an extract of the Guild list showing only fine art painters.

* an asterisk indicates that information has been gathered from one source by Montias, but has not been confirmed by him.

Last word in each line refers to a town of origin or a town birth.


  

See Fabritius, number 75; Vermeer as number 78 and De Hooch as number 80. Illustration of the 'Meesterboek' in Ernst Günter Grime, Jan Vermeer van Delft, DuMont Schauberg, Köln, 1974. p. 8.


 

painters / schilders Names exactly spelled as in documents.

1613 or pre-1613 ;     Michiel Jansz. Mierevelt (1567-1641), portrait, from Delft.

1613 or pre-1613      Huybrecht jacopsz. Grimani (c. 1563-1631) portrait, from Delft.*

1613 or pre-1613      Willem Willemsz. Luyt (?- 1625), painter-in-the-rough, from Delft.*

1613 or pre-1613      Jan Gerbrantsz. de Jong (± 1573-1648) portrait, from Delft.*

1613 or pre-1613      Cornelis Jacopsz. Delft (± 1573-1643) still life, from Gouda.

1613 or pre-1613      Peter Heyndericx Molshoeck (?-1624) amateur.

1613 or pre-1613      Jacob Woutersz. Vosmaer (1584-1641) flowers 1584 1641 Delft

1613 or pre-1613      Hans Joordaen (before 1560-1630) from Antwerp / Antwerpen.*

1613 or pre-1613      Herrnan van Bolgersteyn (1585-1641) flowers, from Delft*

1613 or pre-1613      Jan Willemsz. Decker (c. 1553-1632) historiy, from Gouda.

1613 or pre-1613      Reyer Isbrantsz. Crabmoes (± 1578-1635), amateur.

1613 or pre-1613      Pieter Adriaensz. den Dorst history - 1620 Delft*

1613 or pre-1613      Abraham van der Hoef (c.1576-1621) history, from Delft*

1613 or pre-1613      Willem Jansz. Decker (after 1586-1624) landscape, from Rotterdam*

1613 or pre-1613      Sybrandt Balkenende (?-1627) landscape, from Rotterdam*

1613 or pre-1613      Jacob Molyn (c.1574-1649) painter-in-the-rough, from Delft*

1613 or pre-1613      Pieter Stael (1575/76-1622) landscape, from Maastricht.*

1613 or pre-1613      Rochus Jacopsz. Delft (?-1617) portrait, from Gouda.*

1613 or pre-1613      Karel Vermander (1579-1623) tapestry designer, from Kortrijk [Coutrai]

1613 or pre-1613      Arent van Reijnoij (c. 1580-1624) amateur, from Delft.*

1613 or pre-1613      Jan Cornelis Schoonhove (?- 1642)

1613 or pre-1613      Olivier Willemsz. [Couwyn] (?-?)

1613 or pre-1613      Claes Hals (?-1624)

1613 or pre-1613      Marijnis Cornelisz. [van der Plaat] (?-1626)

1613 or pre-1613      Aryen Barthelincesz. Rypevelt (ca. 1592-1644)

1613 or pre-1613      Jan Ghoosens van Dulleve (?-after 1628)

1613 or pre-1613      Jan Pietersz. (?-?)

1613 or pre-1613      Cornelis Claesz. Schol (?-before 1623) painter-in-the-rough.

1613 or pre-1613      Bruijn Jansz.

1613 or pre-1613      Andries Corstiaensz. [de Coninck] (?-1630) history.

1613 or pre-1613      Abram Jansz. na 1628

1613 or pre-1613      Jan Pietersz. van Ghijlt [Gils] (?-after 1625) history, from The Hague / Den Haag

1613 or pre-1613      Cornelis Damen Rietwijck (c. 1590-1660) portrait.

1613 or pre-1613      Symon Joordaen (± 1590- before 1640) landscape, from Antwerp / Antwerpen.*

1613 or pre-1613      Maerten van Tol (?-?) from Leiden.

1613 or pre-1613      Willem Jacobsz. Delff (1580-1638) engraver, from Delft.

1613 or pre-1613      Pieter Bronckhorst (1588-1661) history, from Delft.*

1613 or pre-1613      Jacob [Fransz.] Musscher (?-1623) history* from Antwerp.*

1613 or pre-1613      Claes Jacopsz. (Spierinxhoek) (?-after 1638) faience decorator.

1613 or pre-1613      Jan Augustynsz. [Verlinde] (± 1593-after 1622) tapestry designer, from Mechelen [Malines] in Flanders.

 

Water colour painters / waterverfschilders

 

1613 or pre-1613      Pieter Jansz.Vroommans (?- 1624) from Mechelen.*

1613 or pre-1613      Pieter Pietersz. Vroommans (1577-1654/62) painter-in-the-rough, from Flanders, Vlaanderen.

1613 or pre-1613      Adriaen Hondecoter (?-?), from Mechelen.*

1613 or pre-1613      Franchoys Verhulst (?-1624 ) tapestry designer, from Mechelen.*

1613 or pre-1613      Jan Jansz. Schotelmans (?-before 1624) painter-in-the-rough, from Antwerp.

1613 or pre-1613      Hans Verlinden (?-1624) tapestry designer, from Mechelen*

1613 or pre-1613      Cornelis Pastinocx (?-early 1630's), from Flanders, Vlaanderen.

 

Painters enrolled in the Guild from January 1613 to 1679 / schilders ingeschreven bij het gilde van januari 1613 tot 1679.

 

1613, 5 May      Pieter Pastinocx (± 1568-1641) tapestry designer, from Mechelen.

1613, 21 Oct.     Bartelmees van Bassen (±1590 1652) perspective, from Flanders.*

1613, 21 Oct.     Abram Bonaert (?-after 1630) tapestry designer, from Oudenaerde.

1614, 7 Mar.    Jan Daemen Cool (±1589-1660) portrait, from Rotterdam.

± 1614           Hans Claesz. Hondekoete (15xx-1620) tapestry designer from Flanders.

± 1614           Steven Willemsz. van Oudenhuijse (?-?).

± 1614           Jonas (Jansz.) Verburcht (± 1586-1660) tapestry designer, from Delft.*

1615, 7 Apr.        Jan Claesz. van Havelem (?-after 1627) portrait, not from Delft.*

1615, 14 Oct.       Willem Jansz. Ploij (± 1588- after 1665) portrait, from Delft.*

± 1615             Willem Willemsz. van der Vliet (c. 1584-1642 or 1644) portrait, from Delft.

1615, 3 July        Rytsert Jansz. (?-after 1627) painter-in-the-rough*, from Dordrecht.*

± 1616           Enghel Jansz. Rooswijk (c. 1583-before 1649) history, from Haarlem.*

1617, 18 Oct.      David (Fransz.) van Hoornbeeck (± 1595-after 1629) painter-in-the-rough*, from Delft.*

1618, 10 Oct.      Jan Dircksz. van Nes portrait 1650 Delft

1618, 24 Oct.      Gerrit Jacobsz. Molijn (c.1574-1649) painter-in-the-rough, from Delft.*

1619, 1 July       Dirck Cornelisz. (?-?), from Delft

1620, 18 Aug.      Pouwels Weyts (?-1629) painting dealer, from Dordrecht.

1620, 28 Oct.      Jan Jansz. Valckenier (c.1592-after 1650) painter-in-the-rough*, from Delft.*

1621, 13 Sept.      Abram Pietersz. Vroomans (before 1604-1660) art painter & painter-in-the-rough .*

1621, 6 Dec.       Anthonis Palmedes (1601-1673) genre, from Delft.*

1622, 8 Aug.       Adriaen Fransz. van der Dussen Delft

1622, 8 Aug.      Willem Arensz. (of Adamsz.) Kerckhooven (c.1597-after 1647) still life Delft.*

1622, 5 Sept.      Solomon Tonisz. (?-?), from Delft.*

1622, 15 Oct.      Pieter Hovenaer (?-after 1637) portrait, from Rotterdam.*

1623, 29 May      Joris Gerritsz. [van Lier] (1587/9-1656) flowers, from Delft.

1623, 24 July      Abram Woutersz. (?-?) painter in Delfshaven, from Delft.*

1623, 24 July      Huyg Dircksz. van der Douw (± 1598-after 1640) faience maker, from Delft.*

1623, 24 July      Pieter van Nas [van Asch] (1602-1678) landscape, from Delft.

1623, 16 Oct.       Maerten Ariensz. (?-?) painter in Delfshaven, from Delft.*

1624             Willem Willemsz. van den Bondel [Bundel] (c. 1577-1655) landscape, from Brussels.

1624, 9 Nov.      Heyndrick [Heyndricksz.] Tol (?-1635) artist-painter*, from Delft*

1624, 15 Nov.     Jiless [Gillis] Jilesse de Berch (before 1606-after 1669), still life, Delft*

1624, 15 Nov.      Boudewijn Fardenandisz. (?-1625), Delft*

1625, 18 Apr.       Claes Eengelsz. (?-?) tapestry designer* Delft*

1625, 18 Apr.      Jacob Jansz. van Velsen (± 1597-1656), genre, Delft*

1625, 18 Apr.      Maerten (Hendricksz.) van Tol (?-after 1637), artist-painter * Delft*

1625, 27 Oct.      Pieter Pietersz. Bemont (?-?) artist-painter*, Delft*

1625, 29 Oct.      Willern Jansz. [Halleman]*(± 1605-after 1636), Delft*

1626, 30 Mar.      Pieter Groenewegen, flowers (± 1600- after 1658) Delft*

1626, 21 Sept.      Abram Lambrechtsz. Stulling (?-1639) artist-painter* Delft*

1626, 16 Oct.      [Adriaen Jaspersz.] Pelleman landscape (?-after 1651) Delft*

1627, 30 Aug.      Dirck van der Mast (?-1662) flowers, Delft*

1627, 25 Oct.     Corstiaen Coubergen [Couwenbergh] (1604-1667), history, Delft

1627, 25 Oct.     Palmedes Pallemedes (1607-1638), battles, Delft

1627, 29 Oct.      Servaes Nouts (?-after 1640) Delft

1628,10 Nov.      Jochum [Aelbrechtsz.] de Vries (before 1610-1670) seascape, Speeck (=Sneek?) (Friesland)

1628, 11 Nov.      Jacob Fransse [van der Merck]* (c.1610-1664) genre, 's-Gravendeel

1628*             Jacob van Geel (1584/85-in or after 1638) landscape, Middelburg*

1629, 30 Apr.     Leendert Bramer (1596-1674) history Delft

1630, 3 June       Pieter Aelbrechtsz. Schoonhave(n) (?- after 1649) engraver, Delft

1631, 5 Sept.      Andries Pietersz. van der Linde (15?? - 1664) landscape, not Delft

1632 18 Mar.      Jan Spangaert (1590- before 1664), genre, Amsterdam

1632, 15 Apr.     [Evert van] Aelst (1602-1657) still life, Delft

1632, 11 June     Aberam de Coege (before 1606-after 1680) painting dealer, Haarlem

1632, 22 June     (Balthasar) van der Ast (1593/4-1657) still life, Middelburg*

1632, 22 June     Heinderick Willemsz. [should read: Cornelisz] van Vliet (1611/12-1675) perspective, Delft

1632, 12 Nov.      Pieter Finson (?-?) artist-painter, Schiedam*

1632, 12 Nov.      [Jacob] Pynas (ca. 1585-after 1650) history, Haarlem*

1634, 18 Oct.      Symon de Vleyger (1601-1653) seascape, Rotterdam

1634, 23 Oct.       Pieter Gerritsz. [Vijg] (?- after 1650) in Delfshaven ; from Delft

c. 1635            Adryaen Lynschoote[n] (c. 1607-1677) history, Delft

1635, 30 May     Willem van den Landen (?- after 1650) battles, Delft*

1635, 16 Oct.      Pieter Pietersen Vroomans de Jonge (1577-1654/62) history

1636, 1 Sept.      Jan Heyndericxs [Verpoort]* (?-after 1650) painter-in-the-rough, Delft*

1636, 16 Nov.     Harme(n) Eeverts [Steenwijck] (1612-1659) still life, Delft

1637             Louwijs Elsevijer (1618-1675) source Obreen I, p. 6. - landscape --> also in Guild 1646 -  

1638, 28 Mar.      Gabriel Alderhuysen (?- after 1660), Delft*

1638, 20 Dec.      Mateus de Berg (c.1615-1687) history, Delft*

1638, 21 Dec.      Joris Ariensz. Besaen (?-?), Delfshaven*

1639, 22 July      Geeraert van Hoeckgeest (c. 1600-1661) perspective, Den Haag / the Hague

1639, 10 Oct.      Henderick Jillesen [van Beijeren] (before 1600 -after 1642) Delft*

1639, 31 Oct.      Abram Vosmaer (1618-after 1660) still life, Delft*

1640, 23 Apr.     Jan Haels [Haes] (16??-1666) not from Delft*

1640, 4 Oct.       Wterant [Post] (c.1603-1670) painter-in-the-rough, Delft'

1640, 7 Oct.        lsack Junis (before 1632-after 1663) battles, Delft

1640, 17 Dec.     Jacob Pouwelsz. [van Schooten] (?-after 1674) 'painter-in-the-rough', Leiden

1641, 26 Mar.       Claes Bronckhorst (1611- after 1655) still life Delft*

1641, 15 Oct.      Jacobus Delft (1619-1661) portrait, Delft

1641, 25 Oct.      Esaias de Lint (?-?) Delft blue faience maker

c. 1642           Pieter Marijnijs Plaet (?-?)

1642, 14 Apr.      Tomas Tomasz. [van Esch], not from Delft

1642, 23 June     Emanewel de Witte (c.1616-1691/92) perspective, from Alkmaar*

1642, 16 Oct.      Adam Pick (c. 1621-before 1666) still life, Delft*

1642, 10 Nov.     Pieter [Evertsz. Stenwijck] (ca. 1615-after 1654) still life, Delft*

1642, 29 Dec.      Cornelis de Man (1621-1706) genre, Delft

12 Oct. 1643       Willem van Odekerken (c. 1631-1677) painter-in-the-rough, Den Haag / The Hague

1643, 12 Oct.      Cristiaen Kaeskooper (?-?) portrait, Delft*

1643, 16 Oct.      Adrijaen Cornelisz. Delff (?-after 1663) painter-in-the-rough, Delft*

1643, 26 Oct.      Pieter Clansius (?-?) not Delft*

1643, 9 Nov.      Cornelis Marynse van der Plaet (1620- after 1658) still life*, Delft*

1643, 9 Nov.      Willem van Aalst (1626/27-1679/83?) still life, Delft

1643, 12 Dec.     Jan Hanse de Milde (?-?) Delft blue faience maker, Delft*

1644, 4 Jan.       Jan Molyn (c.1620 na 1688) painter-in-the-rough, Delft*

1644, 27 June     Heerman Witmont (c. 1605-1684) seascape, not from Delft

1645, 12 June     Nijclaes Vosmaer (before 1629-1664) seascape, Delft*

1645, 15 Oct.      Jakob Pieterse van der Burgh (?-?) from Maasland*

1645, 7 Nov.      Pieter Leenderst van der Vin (1627-1655) artist-painter, Delft*

1646, 14 May     Ary Jacobsz. Kortendoeck (?-after 1659) painter-in-the-rough, not from Delft

1646, 11 June     Antonij Marynisse [Beauregard] (?-?) still life, not from Delft

1646, 6 Aug.      (Paulus) Potter (1625-1654) landscape, from Enkhuizen

1646, 3 Sept.      Jan Gabrielsz. Songe (?-?) landscape Leden

1646, 3 Sept.      Louwijs Elsevijer (1618-1675) - landscape --> already in Guild 1637 - source Obreen I, p. 6. 

1647, 16 Oct.      Simmon Fanger[t] (1625-1665) portrait, Delft* -

1648, 5 Oct.       Cornelis van der Voort. (?-after 1674) not from Delft

1649, 25 Jan.      Heyndrick van der Burgh (1627-after 1669) genre, Honselersdijk*

1649, 12 June      Jan Denijs [or Davijse] painter in Delfshaven, not from Delft

1650, 7 Febr.      Pieter van Ophoven (1628-?) Delft*

1650, 10 Sept.     Pieter van Tooren (?-?) not from Delft

c. 1650            Geertie Moer (?-?)

1650, 14 Oct.      Daniel Vosmaer (1622-1669/70) landscape, Delft*

1650, 17 Oct.      Egbert van der Poel (1621-1664) landscape,Delft

1651, 30 May     Coenrat Harmansz. Brouckman (?- after 1675) clock painter, Delft*

1651, 16 Oct.      Dirck Rietwijk (before 1630- c.1659) Delft*

1651, 18 Oct.      Alebrecht Teunisz. Vermeulen (?-?) compass painter, Rotterdam*

1652, 30 Sept.      Pieter Born (?- after 1675) artist-painter, Delft*

1652, 30 Sept.      Niclaes Van Rijck (?-1666) still life, Waelwijck = Waalwijk

1652, 29 Oct.      Kaerel Fabricijus [Carel Fabritius] (1622-1654) history, from Middenbeemster

1653, 6 Jan.       Willem Verschoor (ca. 1630-1678) history, Delft*

1653, 13 Oct.      Johannes Druyf (?-1664) painter-in-the-rough, Delft*

1653, 29 Dec.      Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) see files 1 ; 2 ; 3 ; 4 ; 5 ; genre, Delft

1654, 23 Mar.      Wilhem Sandersz. Delen (?- after 1676) painter-in-the-rough, Delft*

1655, 20 Sept.      Pieter de Hooch (1629-1684) genre, Rotterdam

1656, 24 Sept.      Nijkolaes Breda (?-?) landscape, Delft*

1656, 12 Oct.      Adryaen de Stout (?-?) painter in Delfshaven, not from Delft

1657, 19 Mar.     Johannes van Loo (?-after 1676) artist-painter* from Delft*

1657, 1 Oct.         Hans Jordaens [ II also IV] (1616-1680) landscape, Delft*

1657, 15 Oct.      Abram van Beijeren (1620/1621-1690) landscape, Den Haag

1661, 10 Jan.      Jasper Seroth (?-?) not from Delft

1661, 4 Apr.      Jacop Corsendonck (?-1675) painter-in-the-rough, Delft*

1661, 2 May     Gedeon Jacobse (?-?) not from Delft*

1661, 15 July     Heinderiek Jansz. Verpoort (1631-1671) painter-in-the-rough*, Delft*

1661, 22 Aug.    Johannes Coesermans (before 1606-after 1680) seascape, not from Delft

1663, Jan.        Maerten van der Fuijck (?-?) from Den Briel / Brielle

1663, 24 Sept.    Gerrit Clijnk (?-?) artist-painter, Delft*

1665, 26 Mar.    Joris van Cleef (?-1681) painter-in-the-rough*, Delft*

1665, 26 Mar.    Pouwels Jacobsz. van Schoten (?-after 1668) Delft*

1665, 26 May     Korneljs Gillysse van der Kloot (?-?) Delft*

1665, 20 July      Gijsbrecht van der Bruchge (1633-1730) portrait, from Leiden

1665, 17 Oct.     Gerrit van Rinckxhoven (?-?) painter in Delfshaven, not from Delft

1667, 18 July     Joris Cornelisse van der Block (?-?)

1668, 16 July     Abraham Corssendonck (before 1650-after 1700) artist-painter* Delft*

1669, 10 Sept.    Daniel Verlouw (?-after 1713) not from Delft

1669, 23 Oct.      Gerret Pietersz. Vijg (?-?) Delft*

1669, 9 Dec.      Antonij Isendoorn. (1625-?) portrait, not from Delft

1670, 8 Nov.     Isaac van Wessel (?-after 1675) portrait, not from Delft

1671, 27 Apr.    Jacobus van Cleef (?-?) Delft*

1671, 22 June    Jan Verschure (?-1674) artist-painter*, not from Delft

1671, 14 Sept.    Adriaen Heindrickse Bouda [Gouda?] (1649-after 1680) painter-in-the-rough* Delft*

1671, 12 Oct.      Cornelis Adriaensz. van der Kuijt (?-after 1686 ) Delft*

1671, 9 Nov.      Jan van der Korst (?-?) Delft*

1672, 23 May     Pieter Janse van Ruijven (1651-1719) history, Delft

1673, 19 June      Johannes Verkolije (1650-1693) genre, Amsterdam

1674, 10 Sept.      Jan Kranenburgh (?-?) not from Delft

1675, 12 Aug.      Michiel van Eemst (?-1684 ) views of churches on faience plates, from Haarlem

1675, 30 Dec.      Johannes Elsevier (?-1687) artist-painter* from Leiden

1675, 30 Dec.      Jan Willemse van der Spriet (?- after 1690 ) portrait, Delft*

1677, 17 mei      Marynes van Vlijet (?-?) Delft*

1677, 9 Aug.      Arijen Jacobs Corssendonck (c.1657-after 1700) belft*

1679, 2 Oct.      Samuel Baroen (?-?) not from Delft*

1679, 5 Oct.      Joannes Hoendermans (?-?) still life.

 

NOTES:

* An asterisk inserted by Montias indicates that information has been gathered by him from one source, but has not been confirmed by another during his research.

Dates which are given as  (?)  or  (ca.) may be checked against the online Delft Internet Archives on Births, Weddings and Deaths which has a Dutch and an English interface. Make sure to tick the three boxes indicating Births, Weddings and Deaths.<http://www.archief.delft.nl>

Dates given in red are inserted by Kaldenbach.


 

Annex.

 

Traders in Fine Art Paintings in Obreen, Archief, vol I. are listed here in this order:

Obreen page ;     Name;     Paid entry fee in Guilders;     Year in Guild

 

11 - Symon Jaspersz, f 12, 1613.

14 - Jan Gerritsz Ramp, f 3, 1615.

20 - Meijns in de Culck, f 3, 1623.

25 - Christoffelinne van Assendelft, f 6, 1629. ("is een borgers dochter" / is a burghers' daughter)

27 - Reynier Vos [Van der Minne / Vermeer], f 6, 1631.

29 - Jacus [Jacobus] Legouce, f 12, 1634.

36 - Mathias Henderickse, f 6, 1641.

39 - Johannes Rijalleme [de Renialme], f 12, 1644. (zie boven)

39 - Jan Jacobse Goeree, f 6, 1644.

42 - Matheus de Lacroes, f 12, 1649.

61 - Anonymous persons, paid f 11.19.4, at the Town Fair of 1657,

71 - Pieter Bastijaense van der Kost, f 6, 1666.

71 - Gerrit Suer, f 3, 1666.

76 - Jacomijntje van der Gocht, f 12, 1670.

Nic de Clerc (check)

 

Note: f 12 = 12 Guilders.


 

Other sources mention these Delft traders of fine art paintings:

 

Johan Coelenbier / Colombier, businessman, painter, painting dealer.

Johannes Coesermans. Painter and painting dealer.

Abraham de Cooge / Coge

Nic de Clerc

Mathijs Hendricksz. van der Crap. Painting dealer.

Louis Elsevier (1618-1675). Landscape painter, also painting dealer.

Jan Serange [Cernage].

Frans Tobiasz .

Hendrick Jansz Vockestaert, painting dealer.

 


 

Payment Fee Rules of the Guild of St Luke.

An entrance fee of 12 Guilders was paid by Masters who were born and trained outside Delft.

6 Guilders was paid by Masters who were born and trained within Delft.

3 Guilders was paid by Masters who were born within Delft and trained in their father's workshop.

Thus Johannes Vermeer, paying 6 Guilders on 29 Dec. 1653, was trained outside Delft.

 

October was a popular month for entry. Springtime was not.

 


 

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