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Cornelis van Haarlem

1562 - 1638

Cornelis Cornelisz. was born in Haarlem. He was a pupil of Gillis Congnet in Antwerp for a year, but afterwards was active in Haarlem. He was a leading figure - with Hendrick Goltzius and Karel van Mander - in the group of Haarlem Mannerists, whose style was strongly influenced by that of the artists at the court of Rudolf II in Prague.

He painted religious and mythological subjects and portraits.