GREBBER, Frans Pietersz. de
(b. 1573, Haarlem, d. 1649, Haarlem)


Netherlandish painter, father of Pieter de Grebber. He was the pupil of Jacob Savery I. From c. 1600, he was active in Haarlem as a successful portraitist.

He was a member of the Guild of Saint Luke, for which he held a number of offices. Several pupils assisted him in his workshop: his son Pieter and daughter Maria, as well as Judith Leyster and Pieter Saenredam. He remained an important figure in Haarlem until his death.

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