Gerard David - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Gerard David

Style: Early Netherlandish;Northern Renaissance

Place: Oudewater

Born: 1460

Death: 1523

Nationality: Netherlands


Gerard David (c. 1460 - August 13, 1523) was an Early Netherlandish painter and manuscript illuminator known for his brilliant use of color. Life He was born in Oudewater, now located in Utrecht. He spent his mature career in Bruges, where he was a member of the painters' guild. Upon the death of Hans Memling in 1494, David became Bruges' leading p...