Emanuel de Witte (c. 1616 - 1692)

Dutch perspective painter

Emanuel de Witte was born in Alkmaar in 1617. According to Arnold Houbraken, De Witte studied under Evert van Aelst, a still-life painter in Delft. He became a member of the St Luke's guild in Alkmaar in 1636, in 1642 of the guild in Delft. By 1652 he was active in Amsterdam, where he commited suicide in 1692. Starting as a painter of biblical and mythological scenes, De Witte began to specialize in church interiors after 1650.




Emanuel de Witte - Portrait of Adriana van Heusden and her Daughter at the Fishmarket in Amsterdam
Portrait of Adriana van Heusden and her Daughter at the Fishmarket in Amsterdam
c. 1662

Emanuel de Witte - Interior with a Woman at the Virginal
Interior with a Woman at the Virginal
c. 1660

Emanuel de Witte - Interior of a Protestant Church
Interior of a Protestant Church
1677

Emanuel de Witte - Interior of the Oude Kerk, Delft
Interior of the Oude Kerk, Delft
c. 1650-52

Emanuel de Witte - Courtyard of the Exchange in Amsterdam
Courtyard of the Exchange in Amsterdam
1653


Emanuel de Witte - Choir of the Janskerk, Utrecht
Choir of the Janskerk, Utrecht
1654

Emanuel de Witte - The New Fish Market in Amsterdam
The New Fish Market in Amsterdam
1678

Emanuel de Witte - Family in an interior
Family in an interior
1678

Emanuel de Witte - View of the tomb of William the Silent in the Nieuwe Kerk, Delft
View of the tomb of William the Silent in the Nieuwe Kerk, Delft
1656

Emanuel de Witte - Church Interior
Church Interior


Emanuel de Witte - The Grave of Michiel de Ruyter in the Nieuwe kerk, Amsterdam
The Grave of Michiel de Ruyter in the Nieuwe kerk, Amsterdam
1683

Emanuel de Witte - Interior of the Oude Kerk in Amsterdam
Interior of the Oude Kerk in Amsterdam
1686

Emanuel de Witte - The Nieuwe Kerk in Delft with the tomb of William the Silent
The Nieuwe Kerk in Delft with the tomb of William the Silent
c. 1655

Emanuel de Witte - Church interior
Church interior
c. 1680

Emanuel de Witte - View of William the Silent's tomb in the Nieuwe Kerk, Delft
View of William the Silent's tomb in the Nieuwe Kerk, Delft
1653


Emanuel de Witte - Interior of the Portugese Synagogue, Amsterdam
Interior of the Portugese Synagogue, Amsterdam
1680

Emanuel de Witte - Interior of the Old Church in Amsterdam
Interior of the Old Church in Amsterdam
1655

Emanuel de Witte - Interior with a Woman at a Clavichord
Interior with a Woman at a Clavichord
c. 1665-67

Emanuel de Witte - Interior of a church
Interior of a church
1668

Emanuel de Witte - A sermon in the Oude Kerk, Delft
A sermon in the Oude Kerk, Delft
c. 1651-52


Emanuel de Witte - View of an imaginary church with monks
View of an imaginary church with monks
1668

Emanuel de Witte - The Old Fish Market on the Dam, Amsterdam
The Old Fish Market on the Dam, Amsterdam

Emanuel de Witte - Church interior
Church interior

Emanuel de Witte - The Oude Kerk in Delft during a sermon
The Oude Kerk in Delft during a sermon
1651

Emanuel de Witte - A Protestant Gothic Church
A Protestant Gothic Church


Emanuel de Witte - Interior of the Oude Kerk
Interior of the Oude Kerk
1661

Emanuel de Witte - Interior of a Protestant classical church
Interior of a Protestant classical church

Emanuel de Witte - Interior of the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam
Interior of the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam
1679

Emanuel de Witte - The Interior of the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, during a Sermon
The Interior of the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, during a Sermon

Emanuel de Witte - The Interior of the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, during a Sermon
The Interior of the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, during a Sermon


Emanuel de Witte - Danae
Danae

Emanuel de Witte - Oude Kerk in Amsterdam
Oude Kerk in Amsterdam
c. 1660-65

Emanuel de Witte - The Holy Family
The Holy Family

Emanuel de Witte - Vertumnus and Pomona
Vertumnus and Pomona

Emanuel de Witte - Interior of a Church
Interior of a Church


Emanuel de Witte - Portrait of a Woman
Portrait of a Woman

Emanuel de Witte - Interior of a Catholic Church with Two Friars
Interior of a Catholic Church with Two Friars

Emanuel de Witte - Portrait of a Man
Portrait of a Man

Emanuel de Witte - The Nieuwe Vismarkt, Amsterdam
The Nieuwe Vismarkt, Amsterdam
c. 1670-75

Emanuel de Witte - Interior of the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, during a service
Interior of the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, during a service
1678


Emanuel de Witte - The Poultry Seller
The Poultry Seller
c. 1670-75