Cornelis Norbert Gijsbrechts

Reverse of a Framed Painting

1670-1672
Oil on canvas, 66.4 x 87 cm.
Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
Cornelis Norbert Gijscrechts, Reverse of a Framed Canvas

Cornelius GIJSBRECHTS
(b. c. 1630, Antwerpen, d. after 1675, København)

Cornelis Norbert Gijsbrechts (Gysbrechts) was a Flemish painter. He became free master in Antwerp in 1659/60. He worked most notably for the Danish court, where he was Court Painter 1670-72 in Copenhagen. He specialized in trompe-l'oeil or illusionistic paintings.