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Joost Cornelisz. Droochsloot

JCo.DS, JCo in ligature, DS in ligature; or JC in ligature and DS in ligature (Wurzbach 1906-1911)
painter, draftsman, etcher
North Netherlandish
Utrecht (city) 1586
according to Thieme/Becker 1913 and Saur 2001; Droochsloot's parents married in January 1586, so he must have been born after that date (Geurdes 2014)
Utrecht (city) 1666-05-14
Family relationships
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father of the painter Cornelis Droochsloot (Saur 2001)
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1610 - 1666
earliest dated work is a print depicting a tavern scene, dated 1610; earliest known painting dates from 1615 (Geurdes 2014)
Active in
  • Amsterdam 1610 - 1615
    possibly active as a pupil of David Vinckboons I in Amsterdam (Geurdes 2014)
  • Den Haag 1615
    Droochsloot probably worked in The Hague for a period (Saur 2001).
  • Utrecht (stad) 1616 - 1666
    reported as a member of the Utrecht Guild of St Luke as of 1616, married to Agnietgen van Rijevelt in the Reformed Church 1618, bought a house at the Nieuwegracht in 1620 and moved to the Plompetorengracht in 1624. Appointed dean of the guild of St Luke in 1623, 1641 and 1642. Additionally, he was appointed governor of the Sint Jacobsgasthuis in 1638, dean of the Reformed Church in 1642, officer of the Schuttersgilde in 1650 and 1651, member of the Utrecht painter's college 1665-1666 (Saur 2001)
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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.
genre, history (as a genre), landscape (as genre), Christian religious scene, cityscape, winter landscape, architecture (genre), peasant genre
oil paint
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Creation date: 1991-12-03; Last modified date: 2022-05-23


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