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Jan Ruyscher
Nationality: 
dutch
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1625
Death Date: 
1675
Name spelled various ways.Born in Franeker ca. 1625. Died in Germany after 1675.Active in Dordrecht and Amsterdam ca. 1648-1649 and possibly in the 1650’s. Court painter to Johann Georg II of Saxony 1662-1675. Hollstein calls him “Imitator of Hercules Seghers” and notes he was influenced by Rembrandt.Nicknamed “The Young Hercules.”