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jeweler, enameler, copyist, miniaturist painter, court artist
is documented to have worked for six electors in the Rhine area
Nationality/school
German
Born
Lübeck 1650
born c. 1650 (Saur 1996)
Deceased
Düsseldorf 1727-03-20
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
1rst marriage to a daughter of the jeweller Wilhelm von den Poplieren (son of Johann, who fled from the Soutern Netherlands); father of Peter Boy II (died 1742 in Frankfurt)
See also
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Frankfurt am Main 1675 - 1712
  • Düsseldorf 1712 - 1727
    around 1714 he became court artist at the court of Johann Wilhelm Kurfürst von der Pfalz in Düsseldorf (Buchheit/Jeannerat 1912, p. 101); c. 1712/13 (Saur 1996). His works after Adriaen van der Werff indicate that he was in Düsseldorf earlier (from 1700 on).
  • Darmstadt
  • Detmold
  • Hannover
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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.
princely portrait, Christian religious scene
Creation date: 2001-08-29; Last modified date: 2021-08-13

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