Christiaen Jansz. Dusart

painter, draftsman
earned his fortune mainly with the dyeing of fabrics, involving his son-in-law, the painter Jan Colé from 1680
Antwerp 1618-02-25
Amsterdam 1682-04-09/1682-04-27
Amsterdam City Archives: buried on April 27, 1682 in the Nieuwe Zijds Kapel (SAA DTB 1069, p. 46 en 47)
Family relationships
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son of Jan Dusart (c. 1591 - 1646) and Maria Weylant / Wynants (c. 1592 - 1666); married to Catharina (de) Verwer (s) on 27 september 1642, writer in Amsterdam, sister of the painter Justus de Verwer (see her:; father of Catharina Dusart (1650 - 1686), who married the painter Johannes Colé; uncle of Cornelis Dusart.
See also
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Dusart was friends with Rembrandt and lent him money in 1668; in 1670 he took custody of Cornelia van Rijn, Rembrandt's daughter with Hendrickje Stoffels (Saur 2002).
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Utrecht 1621 - 1628
    moved with his family in 1621 from Antwerp to Utrecht (Saur 2002)
  • Amsterdam 1628
    moved with his family from Utrecht to Amsterdam in 1628; married here in 1642; possibly a pupil of Rembrandt (Saur 2002)
  • Londen (Engeland) 1655 - 1656
    Saur 2002
  • Amsterdam 1661
    Saur 2002
  • Den Haag 1664 - 1666
    Willigen/Meijer 2003
  • Amsterdam 1666 - 1682
    Witnessed on 10 November 1667 the drafting of the will of Jan Wijnants (De Vries 1886); on 19 January 1669, he bought a house at Reguliersmarkt for 3000 Guilders (Obreen 1882-1883, p. 12); Saur 2002; address reference from the funeral register Amsterdam City Archives at the time of his death:'komt van de Botermarckt bij de Reguliersgracht' (SAA DTB 1069, p. 46 en 47)
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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, fruit piece, portrait, game piece (still life), kitchen piece (still life)
oil paint
Art movement
Here we mention the art movement to which an artist belonged. Many art movements have not yet been entered, because the content of this field is still under development.
Member of
  • Confrerie Pictura
    during his stay in The Hague he became a member of the Confrerie Pictura as a 'foreigner'(Saur 2002)
Creation date: 1991-12-03; Last modified date: 2020-08-01


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