Elias van den Broeck
(1650 - 1708)
Elias van den Broeck was active/lived in Belgium, Netherlands. Elias van den Broeck is known for floral and fruit still life painting.
Biography Elias van den Broeck
van den Broeck was born in Antwerp, Belgium, but at an early age moved with his
parents to Amsterdam, where he was apprenticed to a goldsmith in 1665.
In the same year he became a pupil of the still-life painter, Cornelis
Kick, with whom he remained until 1669. Subsequently he trained under
Jan Davidsz. De Heem at Utrecht and apparently followed him when he
returned to Antwerp in 1672.
In 1673 van den Broeck became a member of
the guild there, but in 1685 returned to Amsterdam where he worked until
his death. According to Weyerman, van den Broeck had been forced to
leave Antwerp because of the indignation he had caused by pasting real
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