Who is Adriaan van der Burg?

By Gwylym Owen

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Adriaan van der Burg (1693–1733) was an 18th-century painter from the Northern Netherlands.

Van der Burg was born and died in Dordrecht. According to Jan van Gool he was the pupil of Arnold Houbraken and accompanied him to Amsterdam where he completed his education previously returning to Dordrecht, where he became a popular portrait painter and the scholarly of Aert Schouman and Cornelis Greenwood. Schouman made the engraving voor Jan van Gool’s collection based on a self-portrait that Schouman bought from Adriaan van der Burg’s widow.

According to the RKD he was the studious of Aert Schouman and was known for interior decorations.

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