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North Netherlandish
Born
Delft 1596-12-24
Deceased
Delft 1674-02/1674-02-10
buried 10 February 1674
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probably the son of the painter Henricus Bramer (Saur 1996); son of Hendrick Bramer (Willigen/Kinkelder (typescript 1993/1998))
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Arras (Frankrijk) 1614
    travelled c. 1614 through Atrecht/Arras and Amiens to Paris; was 15 February 1616 in Aix. Through Marseille, Genua and Livorno, he reached Rome.
  • Parijs 1615
  • Aix-en-Provence 1616-02-15
    together with Wybrand de Geest
  • Marseille
  • Genua
  • Livorno
  • Rome 1616 - 1628
    Saur was claimed he may alread was in Rome by Easter 1616 , Hoogewerff mentioned 1618 and said he also worked in Parma. According to Hoogewerff he lived in Rome successively in Via della Croce (1619-20), Via dei Pontefici, together with the painter Wouter Pietersz. Crabeth II (1621) and finally in Via Ripetta (1624-1627). In the years 1622-23 he was probably working elsewhere (Hoogewerff 1952). According to Cornelis de Bie, he also visited the Italian cities of Venice, Florence, Mantua, Siena, Bologna, Naples and Padua, where he received several assignments. Documented for the last time in Italy October 18, 1627, when he was involved in a stabbing in which Claude Lorrain unsuccessfully tried to mediate. As a result, he was forced to leave Rome (Saur 1996).
  • Padua
  • Duitsland 1628
    According to Cornelis de Bie he also was in Germany, possibly on his way home from Italy ? (Gerson 1942/1983, p. 205)
  • Delft 1628 - 1674
    back in Delft in 1628; member of the St. Luke's guild in 1629
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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.
genre, portrait, Christian religious scene, landscape (as genre), still life, marine (as genre), military genre, peasant genre, vanitas, trompe-l'oeil (still life)
werd vaak ingehuurd voor de decoratie van paleizen en dergelijke; zijn stillevens (bijv. een afbeelding van een bijbel) zijn al gedocumenteerd in de zeventiende eeuw; twee vanitasstillevens in Wenen zijn allegorieën op de rijkdom van het leven en de aftakeling van de dood; een trompe-l'oeil in de verkoop van de Gildemeesters op 11 juni 1800 (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 49)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Product
design for pottery decoration
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Caravaggisti
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