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Jan Asselijn

JA. and JA combined (ill. in Wurzbach 1906)
painter, draftsman
North Netherlandish
Diemen/Dieppe (France) 1600/1616
c. 1600 or shortly after; according to cat. Babmoccianti (Keulen/Utrecht 1991/1992) in or shortly after 1610; according to Jan Briels and Peter Sutton (see literature) c. 1615; according to the Amsterdam burgher book from 1652 Asselijn came from 'Diepen' which can be interpreted both as the village of Diemen, close to Amsterdam, of the French city Dieppe.
Amsterdam 1652-09-28/1652-10-03
signed his testament on September, 28; buried on October 3, 1652
Family relationschips
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married Antonette Huwaart (Houwaart) in Lyon; Nicolaes van Helt Stokade married her sister there
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).
for the engravings by Gabriel Perelle after Jan Asselijn see: BD/0274
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1634 - 1652
earliest dated work from 1634
Active in
  • Amsterdam 1621 - 1635
    witnessed a baptism on November 4, 1635 (cat. Bamboccianti)
  • Frankrijk 1635
    went to Italy via France at the end of 1635 (after November 4)
  • Rome 1635 - 1644
    c. 1635-1644 in Rome; according to Hoogewerff 1641-1645 (p. 93)
  • Lyon 1644 - 1645
    married Antonette Huwaart (Houwaart) in Lyon
  • Parijs 1646
    according to the diary notes of Willem Schellinks from Augustus 10, 1646
  • Amsterdam 1647 - 1652
    mentioned in Amsterdam in April and July 1647
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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, italianate, landscape (as genre), equestrian painting, winter landscape, animal painting (genre), architecture (genre), interiors, peasant genre
oil paint
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Entered on: 1991-11-20; Modification on: 2018-08-28


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