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HVB
Qualifications
painter, draftsman, engraver (printmaker), medalist
also an expert in rarities and antique medals (Houbraken 1718, Zehl 1995)
Nationality/school
South Netherlandish, German
He left in 1586 with his family from Brussels (Houbraken 1718), but is only mentioned in Frankenthal as of 1597.
Born
Brussels 1583
Houbraken 1718
Deceased
Frankfurt am Main 1651-07-26/1660
According to Saur 1996, Hendrick I died on 26 July 1651; in Willigen/Meijer 2003 his death date is erroneously given as 1660.
Family relationships
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In 1612 he married Dina van Couwenbergh in Frankenthal. They became the parents of painters Hendrick van der Borcht II (born 1614), Abraham van der Borcht (1625-c.1690) and Sebastiaen van der Borcht (born 1634).
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Biographical information
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  • Frankenthal 1597
    since 1586 in Germany (Saur 1996)
  • Frankfurt am Main 1598
    apprentice of Gillis van Valckenborch (Saur 1996)
  • Rome 1604 - 1610
    c. 1604 up till c. 1610 in Italy, probably in Rome (Zehl 1995)
  • Frankenthal 1610 - 1627
  • Frankfurt am Main 1627 - 1651
    According to Houbraken 1718, he lived from 1627 onwards again in Frankfurt.
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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.
landscape (as genre), flower piece, still life, architecture (genre), allegory
a painted cabinet is in St. Petersburg, in Frankfurt and on the exhibition in Worcester, MA; his only flower piece (up till now, 2017) was with Alazraki, New York, in 1995 (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 43)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Art movement
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Frankenthal School
Creation date: 1991-11-21; Last modified date: 2022-04-12

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