Cornelius Johnson(1593-1661), Portrait painter
Sitter associated with 3 portraits
Artist associated with 145 portraits
Cornelius Johnson was a Dutch portrait painter, born to Dutch parents in London. He was active in England, at least from 1618 to 1643.Throughout the 1620s Johnson produced numerous portraits of gentry, professional, and court sitters, including Charles II, James II and Mary, Princess of Orange. In 1643, the civil wars prompted him to leave England. He moved to Middelburg in the Netherlands and between 1646 and 1652 he lived in Amsterdam, before settling in Utrecht.