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Bartholomeus Breenbergh

BB in ligature
print artist, painter, draftsman
North Netherlandish
Deventer 1598-11/1598-11-13
baptized on 13 November 1598
Amsterdam 1657-10/1657-10-05
buried 5 October 1657 in the Old Church
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
married to Rebecca Schellingwou (c. 1610-1667)
See also
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1619 - 1657
in 1619 already mentioned as a painter; his earliest dated work is of 1622 (Stockholm, Hallwylska Museum)
Active in
  • Hoorn (Noord-Holland) 1607
    moved with his family in 1607, after the death of his father, probably to Hoorn; possibly he was educated there
  • Amsterdam 1619
    possibly earlier but certainly in Amsterdam in October 1619, mentiond als a witness and as a painter
  • Rome 1619 - 1629
    from 1619 (Hoogewerff 1952 from 1620) until c. 1629; co-founder od the Schilderbent in 1623 (Hoogewerff 1952, p. 133)
  • Nederland 1629 - 1630
    in 1630 ( Bredius 2005: 1629) returned to the Netherlands
  • Amsterdam 1633 - 1657
    married in Amsterdam in 1633 in Amsterdam; lieved and worked here until his death; also mentioned as a merchant in 1652 en 1655. March 15, 1633 he recieved an annual payment of 60 pounds from the Engelish Royal House (Wood 2000-2001, p. 124)
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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.
history (as a genre), landscape (as genre), portrait, Christian religious scene, italianate, architecture (genre), interiors
oil paint
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