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Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
The Hague 1657-09/1657-09-21
baptized on 21 September 1657
Deceased
Alkmaar 1727-10-03
He died on 3 October 1727 (Jager 2016, p. 290); he was buried on 5 October 1727
Family relationships
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son of the Antwerp painter Franciscus Carré (1630-1669) and Geertruyt Buys (?-1681). He was married to Antonia Steen in Amsterdam in March 1686. Between 1687 and 1691 they had three sons baptized
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Haarlem
    He must have been in Haarlem as he is reported by Van Gool to have been trained by Berchem (Jager 2016, p. 289).
  • Den Haag 1675 - 1686
    reported as an artist in The Hague 1686 (Buijsen/Dumas et al. 1998)
  • Amsterdam 1686 - 1692
    married Antonia Steen in March 1686 and lived with her on Utrechtsestraat. He is not mentioned as a member of the Guild till 1692, when he is mentioned with his own studio (Jager 2016, p. 289)
  • Groot-Brittannië 1692 - 1695
    met here a.o. Jan Wyck and Pieter Roestraeten. According to Van Gool he did not meet with success here.
  • Den Haag 1695 - 1697
    On 12 September 1695 he payed his dues to the Guild (Jager 2016, p. 289).
  • Berlijn 1697 - 1713
    active at the court of Elector Friedrich III from 1697/98 onwards as successor of Abraham Jansz. Begeijn as Court Painter. In 1702 he became private painter for king Friedrich I of Prussia, what he remained till the king's death in 1713 (Buijsen/Dumas et al. 1998)
  • Amsterdam 1713
    According to Van Gool he had a very bad time in Amsterdam, as he had to work for stingy art dealers (Jager 2016, p. 289-290).
  • Alkmaar 1725 - 1727-10-03
    enrolled in the Alkmaar Guild of St Luke 1725
Teacher at academy/university
Königliche Akademie der Künste (Berlijn)
served as the director several times
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Subjects
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history (as a genre), italianate
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-11-27; Last modified date: 2020-10-28

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