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PCH
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Qualifications
painter
Born
Berchem (Antwerp) 1597/1598
c. 1597-1598; M. Brunner in Saur 1998; in earlier literature, (Burg) Steinfurt in Westfalia was incorrectly given as place of birth.
Deceased
Haarlem 1660-12/1661-01-01
buried 1 January 1661 (Willigen 1870)
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
father of Nicolaes Pietersz. Berchem (1621/22-1683)
See also
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Active in
  • Antwerpen 1620 - 1621
    possibly Antwerp; a Pieter Clasen(s) became master in the gild of Antwerp in 1620/21 (Rombouts/Van Lerius)
  • Haarlem 1621 - 1660
    hiis son, Nicoales Berchem, born 1621/22 is reported to have been a native of Haarlem
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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.
still life, vanitas, breakfast piece, fruit piece, fish piece
painted, as far as we know, still-lifes only; Houbraken wrongly claimed that Claesz painted mostly fish still-lifes (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 62)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1991-12-02; Modification on: 2017-04-20

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