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Last NameSaftleven    
Given NameCornelis    
alt. NamesC. S. ; Cornelius Saftleven / Sachtleven / Zachtleven ;    
Marriage1, Catharina van der Heyden (+1654) in 1648 ; 2. Elisabeth van den Avondt in 1655    
Year born1607 c. in Gorkum (Gorinchem), Zuid-Holland    
Year died1681    
Place of deathRotterdam    
Father's occupationHerman II    
Relativespainters: brothers Abraham (1612/13-46) & Herman III (1609-85); niece Sara (c.1633-71); grandfather Herman I (c.1580-1627)    
Country of ActivityNetherlands    
Worked forbird album: Vogel Boeck     
PatronageStadhouder Willem V    
Collaboratorsbrother; Diets, Bronckhorst, Heenck, Hensbroeck, Henning, Holsteyn, Hondecoeter, Kray, van Loo, Oberma, Saftleven, van Vees, Withoos, A. Schouman    
Techniquesanimal drawing, charcoal & chalk, watercolor, painting, etching, and engraving    
Archival sourcesInstitut Néerlandais Paris, Fondation Custodia. British Museum Natural History    
Published sourcesAKL ; ThB 29 1935: 309 ; Sawyer 1971: 178 ; Pinault 1991: 163, 196 & 201 ;    

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