Quiringh van Brekelenkam

Q.VB 55 (VB in ligature)
painter, draftsman
North Netherlandish
Zwammerdam 1622/1630
probably in Zwammerdam, after 1622 (Sluijter 1988, p. 80; Lasius, 1992), and, because of his earliest activity (c. 1648) before 1630; no more precise data have been found
Leiden 1669/1679
last dated works from 1669 (Van der Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 51)
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married with Maria Jansdr Charlé/Scherlé; his sister Aetgen was in 1649 married with Johannes van Oudenrogge
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  • Leiden 1648 - 1669
    co-founder of the Saint Luke Guild in 1648 (Sutton 1984, p. 157)
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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.
genre, history (as a genre), portrait, still life, farm still life, kitchen piece (still life)
his images of gold weighers show vanitas elements in the foreground (Munich); a kitchen still life from 1660 in Karlsruhe and one in the Goudstikker exhibition in Amsterdam in 1933 (Van der Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 51)
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-11-25; Last modified date: 2021-02-10


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