Johannes Van der Bent
(c. 1650 - 1690)
Johannes Van der Bent was active/lived in Netherlands. Johannes Van der Bent is known for Landscape, figure in landscape painting.
Biography Johannes Van der Bent
Little is known about the life of Johannes van der Bent. According to tradition, the Dutch painter Arnold Houbraken said van der Bent learned his craft under Philips Wouwerman and Adriaen van de Velde. It is also secured that van der Bent undertook travel at a young age to southern Europe and when his last section was retracted he spent time in Amsterdam, where he fell ill and died under mysterious circumstances.
His style reveals the unmistakable influence of the renowned Amsterdam painter of that time, Nicolaes Pietersz Berchem. Many works of Johannes van der Bent were mistakenly attributed to Berchem.