Villagers Rejoice at the Return of a Cavalier
Architectural Ruin with a Crowd
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Joost Cornelisz Droochsloot ( Utrecht 1586 - Utrecht 1666 )
Joost Cornelisz Droochsloot was a Dutch painter of genre pictures, village scenes, moral allegories and biblical stories. He was active in Utrecht from 1616 to 1660 and admitted to the Artists' Guild of St Luke in 1616 at the age of 40. He was the Guild's dean from 1623 to 1624.