Abraham Bosschaert

AB aaneen
painter, draftsman
North Netherlandish
Middelburg (Zeeland) 1612/1613
ca. 1612/1613 (Thieme/Becker 1910)
Utrecht (city) 1643-03/1643-04-04
buried on 4 April 1643 (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 45)
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this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Ambrosius Bosschaert I, brother of Ambrosisus II and Johannes Bosschaert
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  • Breda 1620 - 1621
    home-traind by his elder brothers (Willigen/Meijier 2003)
  • Utrecht (stad) 1628 - 1637
    educated by his uncle Balthasar van der Ast (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 45)
  • Amsterdam 1637 - 1643
  • Utrecht (stad) 1643
    shortly before his death he moved from Amsterdam to Utrecht (Thieme/Becker 1910)
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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), still life, flower piece, fruit piece, animal painting (genre)
no flower still lifes in public collections yet; a flower still life by P. Hoogendijk in the TEFAF manual of 1987; a fruit still life with two parrots at Mobilier National in Paris; a fruit still life with a small vase of flowers in a private collection in Venlo
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-11-21; Last modified date: 2021-05-06


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