Hendrick ter Brugghen

North Netherlandish
The Hague 1588
not born in Deventer, but probably in Utrecht or The Hague (Bok/Kobayashi 1985)
Utrecht 1629-11-01
probably died of the plague
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Period of activity
1616 - 1629
earliest dated painting 'The Supper at Emmaus' in Toledo is dated 1616
Active in
  • Den Haag 1602
    until at least 1602 in The Hague (Bok/Kobayashi 1985)
  • Rome 1608 - 1614
  • Milaan 1614
    Hendrick ter Brugghen and his traveling companion, Thyman van Galen, were in Milan in the summer of 1614 (Bok/Kobayashi 1985). Travelled back to Utrecht with Michiel van den Sande and Francois van Knibbergen (AKLONLINE: Knibbergen, Francois van (1597))
  • Utrecht 1614 - 1619
    member of the guild since 1616; when he married in 1616 his home address was given as the Korte Lauwerstraat; married to Jacoba Verbeeck, a daughter from the first marriage of his brother’s wife(Bok/Kobayashi 1985)
  • 1619 - 1621
    possibly in Italy in this period (not documented)
  • Utrecht 1621 - 1629
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allegory, figure, genre, history (as a genre), mythology, Christian religious scene
oil paint
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