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painter, draftsman, decorative painter (of interiors), appraiser
was together with Jacobus van Campen and Matthias Withoos appraiser of the Arundel Collection in Amersfoort in 1655 (Weijtens 1971)
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Amersfoort 1601
ca. 1601
Deceased
Amersfoort 1669-08-10
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  • Rome 1623 - 1625
    oldest mention as Paolo Bur dates from 1623, in the same year co-founder of the band of painters in Rome 'Bentveughels'; stayed in a house in the parish of Sant'Andrea dell Fratte; from 1624-1625 with the painters Jan Linsen and Michelangelo Cerquozzi in a house on the Piazza di Spagna and the Strada dell'Olmo
  • Amersfoort 1626 - 1669
    in 1626 he became a member of the Saint Lukehood, which in 1630 would be recognized as a full-fledged guild by the Amersfoort magistrate; Bor was commissioned by Jacob van Campen to decorate Paleis Honselaarsdijk; In 1656 he became regent of godshuis 'de Armen de Poth'
  • Honselersdijk (Naaldwijk) 1638
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
allegory, history (as a genre), portrait, Christian religious scene, still life, vanitas (still life), landscape (as genre), mythology
in 1658 he donated to the Poth Fund for the poor in Amersfoort two large decorative still-lives, present whereabouts unknown; a panel with a still life of a saddlebag, an open book, money and other bags on a Sotheby's sale on 8th of April. 1987 is attributed to him because of the signature '1630 / P.Bor', but uncertain because of lack of stylistic similarities with his other work (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 43)
Medium/technique
oil paint
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Creation date: 1991-11-21; Last modified date: 2020-07-27

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