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painter, draftsman, miniaturist painter, decorative painter (of interiors), court painter, art dealer (person), art agent, collector of Dutch and Flemish painting, conservator (restorer)
courtpainter and agent of William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel and after 1747 of Prince William IV of Orange
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Oud-Beijerland 1683-01-10
date of birth according to Saur; already Von Wurzbach 1906 mentioned this date, but mentions like all other sources of Amsterdam as place of birth; it was published in 1989 that he was baptized in Oud-Beijerland on January 31, 1683 (Te Rijdt 1989).
Deceased
The Hague 1753-02-02
His art collection was auctioned in The Hague June 23, 1753; the collection of his widow was auctioned in The Hague, November 26, 1763.
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Active in
  • Amsterdam 1696
    pupil of Arnold Boonen in Amsterdam after 1696
  • Rotterdam 1708
    probably pupil of Adriaen van der Werff; married in 1708 in Rotterdam
  • Middelburg (Zeeland) 1708 - 1717
    22 March 1708 member of the guild
  • Den Haag 1718 - 1725
    16 June 1718 member of Pictura
  • Kassel (Hessen) 1725 - 1726
    from 1726 onwards court painter of Wilhelm VIII of Hessen-Kassel; only two visits to Kassel are documented: in 1725 (for the family portrait) and 1736 (Korthals Altes 2003, p. 142). On his trip to Kassel in 1726 he was in the company of his former pupil Louis de Moni (Thieme/Becker 1914).
  • Den Haag 1726 - 1736
  • Kassel (Hessen) 1736
    Korthals Altes 2003, p. 142
  • Amsterdam 1737
    paid the arrears of contributions of many years to the guild on 23 October 1737 (Saur 2000)
  • Middelburg (Zeeland) 1737 - 1753
    paid the arrears of contributions of many years to the guild in Middelburg on 21 April 1746 (Saur 2000)
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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.
portrait, history (as a genre), allegory, genre
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-10-28; Modification on: 2017-04-14

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