NOORDT, Jan van
(b. ca. 1623, Amsterdam, d. after 1676, Amsterdam)


Jan van Noordt (also Joan van Noort), Dutch painter, active in Amsterdam. He was the pupil of Jacob Backer who greatly influenced his early style, but he also experimented with the effects of colour and light that Rembrandt had employed in his biblical small figure paintings. He produced history, mythological and religious paintings as well as portraits and Italianate landscapes.

He was the teacher of the painter Johannes Voorhout.

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