|Dates||1628 - 1671|
|Born||Amsterdam, The Netherlands|
|Died||The Hague, The Netherlands|
Despite his amateur status, Jan de Bisschop was widely influential in art and art publishing. A lawyer by profession, he set up practice in The Hague around 1652 and later founded a drawing academy there. He mingled with an elite circle of intellectuals that included his friend and fellow amateur draftsman Constantijn Huygens the Younger.
Bartholomeus Breenbergh, who lived in de Bisschop's native Amsterdam for a time, most influenced de Bisschop's draftsmanship. De Bisschop's landscapes in brown ink
In addition to landscapes, de Bisschop made figure studies and drawings after