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Jan Martsen de Jonge (about 1609 - after 1647)

A Dutch painter and printmaker who belongs to the era of the national school of painting heyday. Born in Harlem, the Netherlands. Son of the well-known artist J. Martsen. He studied in Harlem under the guidance of C. van Mander. Since 1620 the work were signed with the prefix «de Jonge» (Junior). In 1625 he moved to Amsterdam, where he joined the local guild of painters. During 1629 - 1645 he lived and worked in Harlem and Delta. He was well-known as a master of landscape and genre painting, especially for the battle scenes with the cavalry. His works showed the influence of his uncle, one of the leading landscape painters of the Dutch school of painting, E. van de Velde (1591 - 1630). In his turn, he influenced the work of the Dutch painter Jan Asselijn with whom he studied in Amsterdam. His works are kept in the Louvre, Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, in the Picture Gallery of Armenia in Yerevan, as well as in other Art Museums of the Netherlands, Germany, and Vienna.

Painters works:

Auction 23 Lot 134

«Cavalry Battle», 1634
wood, oil; 40,5 x 72

Price: 280 000 - 360 000 uah