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painter, book illuminator, court painter
in the service of emperor Maximilian I and his son, Philip the Fair
Nationality/school
South Netherlandish
Born
Sint-Martens-Latem 1420/1440
c. 1430
Deceased
Antwerp 1493-02/1493-03
late February or early March (Duverger 1969, p. 99)
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
Lieven van Lathem was married in Antwerp c. 1462 with Antonine 's Meesters; they had two sons: the goldsmith Lieven van Lathem II and Jacob van Lathem, as well as his father painter
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Gent 1454 - 1459
    in 1454 Van Lathem became a Free master in the Guild in Ghent (for further details see Duverger 1969, 97); c. 1456 he entered into the service of the Burgundian court (carried out painting in the Prinsenhof); He left Ghendt around 1459
  • Antwerpen 1462 - 1493
    Free master in the Sint-Lucasgilde in Antwerp (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
  • Brugge 1468
    stay in Bruges
  • Brussel 1468
  • Den Haag 1469
    stay in The Hague; in 1469 he was paid for the production of miniatures and other decorations in a prayer book for Charles the Bold (Los Angeles, Getty Museum, MS 37)
  • Brugge 1487 - 1488
    1487 and 1488: stay in Bruges because of consignments from the Burgundian court; from c. 1487; since then he also was 'valet de chambre' of Maximilian I
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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.
history (as a genre), portrait
Medium/technique
oil paint
Comment
Tot dusver is geen enkel schilderij van zijn hand overtuigend geïdentificeerd.
Entered on: 2002-11-01; Modification on: 2019-07-15

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