Nieulandt, van family [Nieulant; Nieuwelandt; Nijeulandt]
- Annelies M. Abelmann
- and Hans Devisscher
[Nieulant; Nieuwelandt; Nijeulandt]
Dutch family of artists, of Flemish origin. The family can be traced back as far as Jacob van Nijeulandt, who is recorded as a citizen of Antwerp in 1561. One of his four children, Willem van Nieulandt (1533–96), married Adriana Nouts (d 1608), and they had three sons: Willem van Nieulandt I (b Antwerp, 1560; bur Rome, 31 March 1626), Joris van Nieulandt (1561–1626) and Adriaen van Nieulandt (d 1603). Willem I was the first artist in the family. A painter and draughtsman, he lived and worked in Rome, where he was known as Guglielmo Terranova and where he became a member of the Accademia di S Luca in 1604. He probably painted figure pieces, but none of his work is known to have survived. His brother Adriaen was a pedlar and pen merchant and moved to Amsterdam with his family in ...