COCK Jan Wellens de (b. ca. 1490, Leiden, d. before 1529, Antwerpen) Nationality : Flemish
Flemish painter and draughtsman who probably came originally from Leiden but settled in Antwerp as a painter and probably also as an engraver. He became a master in the Antwerp Guild of St Luke in 1503. In 1507-8 Jan was paid for painting angels and restoring the Holy Ghost in Antwerp Cathedral. He and Joos van Cleve became joint deans of the guild in 1520. His work was influenced by painter Cornelis Engebrechtsz of Leiden and his Antwerp contemporaries.