Roelant Savery

Roelant Savery (* 1576 or 1578 in Kortrijk, † before February 25, 1639 in Utrecht ) was a Dutch painter and etcher.


Roelant Savery was a pupil of his brother Jacob to Amsterdam, next to it but also made by Jan Brueghel the Elder, made trips to the accompaniment of Emperor Rudolf II, be held two years in the Alps, and was admitted to the Guild of St. Luke in Utrecht in 1619, where he died in 1639. He painted numerous, with people and animals staffierte rich landscapes of great view. Pictures of him are in the galleries in Prague (Paradise, 1618), Vienna, Berlin ( Orpheus and the animals ), Wiesbaden, The Hague, Utrecht, St. Petersburg and Dresden.