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Moses ter Borch

painter, draftsman
North Netherlandish
Zwolle 1645-06/1645-06-19
christened on June 19, 1645
Harwich 1667-07-12
killed and buried near Harwich during the Second Dutch War (1665-1667)
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son of Gerard ter Borch I (1583-1662) and Wiesken Matthys (1607 - 1683), younger brother of Gerard ter Borch II
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  • Amsterdam 1658 - 1667
  • Harwich 1667 - 1667-07-12
    As a participant on the Dutch fleet Moses got wounded on 2 July 1667 during the Battle of Landguard Fort. Landguard Fort was a battle towards the end of the Second Anglo-Dutch War on July 2, 1667, where a Dutch force attacked Landguard Fort near Felixstowe. It was one of the last battles of the war in Europe before the Treaty of Breda was signed. Moses died of his wounds sustained ten days after the battle.
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genre, portrait
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-11-21; Last modified date: 2020-12-14


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