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Jan Ekels the Elder

1724-1781 Holland/Rococo


Brief Biography-Jan Ekels, the Elder of Amsterdam, was tutored by Dirk Dalens the Younger. Jan ten Compe, the landscape painter, influenced him. However, he mainly painted city views. There is not much information about Jan Ekels, the Elder; however, there is more information about his son Jan who was also a successful artist.


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view of the
zuidsingel amersfoort

view of the zuidsingel amersfoort

boerenverdriet on
the spui

boerenverdriet on the spui



jan roodepoort

jan roodepoort tower by Jan Ekels the Elder

the kloveniersburgwal
and swijgh utrecht

the kloveniersburgwal and the tower called swijgh utrecht

of amsterdam

view of amsterdam

view of the

view of the kloveniersburgwal

beverwijk view on

beverwijk view on peperstraat