Willem Cornelisz. Duyster

painter, draftsman
North Netherlandish
Amsterdam 1599-08/1599-08-30
christened on August 30, 1599 (Saur 2002)
Amsterdam 1635-01/1635-01-31
died of the plague (see Wijnman 1935) and buried on January 31, 1635 (Von Wurzbach 1906)
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Son of Cornelis Dijrricksen and Henrikje Jeroens/ Jeronimus (both died before their son's wedding) He was married to Simon Kick's sister Margrieta and posted banns on 5 September 1631. Simon Kick was married to Christina (Stijntje) Duyster, sister of Willem Duyster. All four posted banns on the same day (Davidson 1973).
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  • Amsterdam 1625 - 1635
    Duyster's name appears for the first time in a notarial deed of July 1, 1625 dealing with a scuffle with Pieter Codde; he lived in the house "De Duystere Werelt" in the Koningstraat in Amsterdam (Saur 2002).
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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, portrait, still life, military genre
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-12-14; Last modified date: 2022-04-07


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