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Aelbert Cuyp

Qualifications
painter, draftsman, print artist
he made etchings of cows after his own designs
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Dordrecht 1620-10-20
Deceased
Dordrecht 1691-11/1691-11-15
buried 15 November 1692
Family relationschips
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son of Jacob Gerritsz. Cuyp (1594-1652), cousin of Benjamin Gerritsz. Cuyp (1612-1652)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Dordrecht 1635 - 1642
    active from c. 1638 on; probably did not paint much anymore after his marriage in 1658; however, he did have a pupil in the 1660: Barent van Kalraet in 1665 (Ecartico, seen 19/9/2018)
  • Rhenen 1642
    made a trip throuhg the Northern Netherlands, visited a.o. Rhenen, Arnhem, Amersfoort, Utrecht, Leiden and The Hague (Saur 1999)
  • Arnhem 1642
  • Amersfoort 1642
  • Utrecht 1642
  • Leiden 1642
  • Den Haag 1642
  • Dordrecht 1642 - 1651
  • Arnhem 1651 - 1652
    in 1651 or in 1652 he made a second trip, visiting Arnhem, Nijmegen, Elten, Emmerich, Cleves and Kalkar (Saur 1999)
  • Nijmegen 1651 - 1652
    in 1651 or 1652
  • Elten 1651 - 1652
    in 1651 or 1652
  • Emmerik 1651 - 1652
    in 1651 or 1652
  • Kleef 1651 - 1652
    in 1651 or 1652
  • Kalkar 1651 - 1652
    in 1651 or 1652
  • Dordrecht 1652 - 1691
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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.
architecture (genre), animal painting (genre), interiors, landscape (as genre), marine (as genre), portrait, beach scene, winter landscape, farm still life
Houbraken says that Cuyp painted, besides landscapes and calm waters with ships and horses, fruit still lifes as well; however, most fruit-still lifes with the monogram A.C. are attributed now rightly to Abraham van Calraet; Reiss has selected two cattle barns that might be painted by Cuyp(Van der Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 69).
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1991-12-02; Modification on: 2018-09-19

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