Karel Dujardin (* 27. September 1622 in Amsterdam; â 20. November 1678 in Venice) was a Dutch painter and graphic artist.
Little is known about his education: According to Houbraken he was a pupil of N. Berchem. Around 1640 he is in Rome, 1650 he returns to Amsterdam, after a short stay in Paris he lives again in Amsterdam since 1652 and becomes a member of the ConfrÃ©rie Pictura in The Hague from 1656 to 1658. 1675 Return to Italy. Besides Arcadian landscapes he also created genre scenes, history paintings, portraits and about 50 etchings.