Dirck van

Baburen

Artistic period 1601 to 1650

Nationality

Dutch

Birth

ca. 1595 (Wijk bij Duurstede)

Death

1624 (Utrecht)

Biography

Dirck van Baburen (* 1595 in Utrecht (Netherlands); † 1624 also in Utrecht) was a Dutch painter of religious motifs, historical pieces and genre scenes. He was one of Caravaggio's followers and is considered one of Utrecht's caravaggists.