Jan van

Bijlert

Artistic period 1601 to 1650

Nationality

Dutch

Birth

1597/98 (Utrecht)

Death

1671 (Utrecht)

Biography

Jan van Bijlert, actually Jan Harmensz. van Bijlert, also Jan van Bylert, Jan van Bylaert or Giovanni Bilardo, (* around 1598 in Utrecht; † before 13 November 1671 in Utrecht) was a Dutch painter. He was one of Caravaggio's followers and is considered one of Utrecht's caravaggists.