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date: 21 October 2019

Orley, Bernard van also known as Barend van Orley, Barent Van Brussel, Bernardo Di Brusseles or D'orlich, D'ourlech, Orletlocked


Flemish, 16th century, male.

Born probably c. 1492, in Brussels, between 1487 and 1488 according to some sources; died 6 January 1541, in Brussels.

Painter, glass painter. Religious subjects, portraits. Designs for tapestries.

Brussels School.

Bernard van Orley is presumed to be the son of Valentin d'Orley, under whom (or under whose son Philipp) he studied and with whom he collaborated over a long period. His engraved work betrays the influence of Raphael and Dürer....

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