Sign up
Abraham Bloomart
Netherlands 1564−1651
Biography and information

Abraham Bloemaert (niderl. Abraham Bloemaert) (December 25, 1564, Gorinchem, the Netherlands — 27 January 1651, Utrecht), was a Dutch painter.

Father Abraham Blumart — the sculptor and architect Cornelis Bloemaert.

Bloemaert studied at Utrecht and Paris, and in 1597 became a citizen of Amsterdam from 1611 he worked in Utrecht, where presumably lived until his death.

Most of the surviving paintings Blumert is stored in the Museum of fine art San Francisco art galleries of Berlin and the Louvre.


Born on 25 Dec 1564 in Goreme. He studied at the Gerrit Splinter in Utrecht and of Joost de beer, and then from 1581 to 1584 in Paris with Jean basso, Harry and Hieronymous Franken. Subsequently, he returned to Utrecht and became a member of the Guild of St. Luke, and then its Dean (1611−1628).

Worked in a variety of genres, from religious painting to still life, and was very famous. Bloemaert had a great influence on the development of Dutch painting. Among his numerous disciples Yan Boat with his brother Andries, Jacob of the Cape, his son albert Cuyp, Jan Baptist Venix and Nikolaus Knupfer.

Combining in his work the tradition of the Dutch and Flemish schools of painting, he wrote of paintings on historical themes, portraits, genre scenes and landscapes.

Numerous engravings and woodcuts, created based on his works reflect the artistic aspirations of the artist. Manner of work of the artist with a color reminiscent of the work of the Mannerists of the sixteenth century.

Among the works of the painter — "the Annunciation", "Christmas", "portrait", "penitent Magdalene", "Hippoman, koronuemoy in the arena", "Wedding of Peleus," the "Resurrection of Lazarus", "mercury and Argus", "the Martyrdom of St. Andrew" (Caravaggio), "the Second dream of Joseph", "Saints Peter and Paul", "Niobe", "Venus and Adonis", "Hercules and omfala", "Exodus of the Jews from Egypt" and "St. Villebro, Bishop of Utrecht".

Bloemaert died in Utrecht on 27 January 1651.

Powered by Yandex.Translate
Read more
Artworks liked by

Abraham Bloomart. Moses, Viscusi water from the rock
Moses, Viscusi water from the rock
Abraham Bloomart
1596, 79.7×108 cm
To post comments log in or sign up.
Comment on and discuss user publications and actions. Add the required photos, videos or sound files to comments.
Abraham Bloomart. Jesus feeds the five thousand (Miracle of the multiplication of loaves)
Jesus feeds the five thousand (Miracle of the multiplication of loaves)
Abraham Bloomart
1628, 67×84.5 cm
To post comments log in or sign up.
Whole feed
Artworks by the artist
total 34 artworks
Abraham Bloomart. Cowgirl
1628, 84×104 cm
Abraham Bloomart. Aaron
22×31 cm
Abraham Bloomart. Moses
22×31 cm
Abraham Bloomart. The artist painting with a model
The artist painting with a model
1652, 22×30 cm
Abraham Bloomart. The Holy family by the fireplace
The Holy family by the fireplace
1652, 17×21 cm
Abraham Bloomart. Holy Family
Holy Family
1600, 7×9 cm
Abraham Bloomart. Three grieving women
Three grieving women
1652, 15×18 cm
Abraham Bloomart. Penitent Mary Magdalene
Penitent Mary Magdalene
11×14 cm
Abraham Bloomart. St. Mary Magdalene
St. Mary Magdalene
1612, 8×13 cm
View 34 artworks by the artist