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Artists who influenced Josse van Craesbeeck
Working as a prison baker may have led directly to Josse van Craesbeeck's painting career. In 1633, Adriaen Brouwer, a prominent genre painter who probably became Craesbeeck's teacher, was imprisoned for tax debts at the Antwerp jail where his future pupil baked bread. Craesbeeck soon enrolled as both a baker and a painter in the Guild of Saint Luke. Eighteen years later he had moved to Br ... more (Google)Artists who were influenced by Josse van Craesbeeck

Adriaen Brouwer

Card Players
(Getty Museum)

Death is Fierce and Quick
(Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp)

Gillis van Tilborgh

Tired Wanderer
Couple at Table

Peasant Grimacing