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Qualifications
painter, draftsman, copyist
Nationality/school
South Netherlandish
Born
Brugge 1574/1576
mid-1570s (Osnabrugge 2015, p. 36); before March 1580 (Bodart 1970, p. 215)
Deceased
Amsterdam 1617-09-19/1617-09-30
made his will 19 September 1617; burried 1 October 1617 (De Marchi/Capitelli 2014, p. 40)
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
pupil of his father Jacob Finson, painter in Bruges
See also
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Biographical information
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  • Brugge 1600 - 1604
    pupil of Jacob Finson in Bruges
  • Napels 1606 - 1613
    from c. 1606/1607 till c. 1612/1613 in Napels and Rome
  • Rome 1606 - 1613
  • Marseille 1613 - 1616
    altar pieces in Aix-en-Provence, Arles and Marseille
  • Aix-en-Provence 1613 - 1614
    schilderde hier religieuze werken en portretten, waarvan er twee werden gegraveerd door Jacques Cundier
  • Arles (Frankrijk) 1614-03
    Dès mars 1614, il travaille à Arles, puis à Montpellier. Malade, il est retenu à Bordeaux. En 1615, il peint des tableaux à Poitiers, puis à Paris qu'il quitte dès juillet de la même année. On le retrouve à Amsterdam où il doit être arrivé en 1616 au plus tard.
  • Montpellier 1614
  • Bordeaux 1614-10 - 1614-11
    became ill in October/November 1614
  • Poitiers 1615
  • Marseille 1615
  • Paris 1615 - 1615-07-10
    left Paris on 10 Juli 1615 Parijs and traveled north
  • Amsterdam 1615 - 1617-09
    vermoedelijk nog in 1615 in Amsterdam; voor het eerst echter vermeld op 2 augustus 1617; Finson installeerde zich bij Abraham Vinck, werd ziek en maakte op 19 september 1617 zijn testament op waarna hij kort daarna overleed en op 1 oktober 1617 werd begraven in de Oude kerk in Amsterdam (De Marchi en Capitelli 2014, p. 40)
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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.
allegory, history (as a genre), portrait, Christian religious scene, genre
Medium/technique
oil paint
Current
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Caravaggisti
Entered on: 1991-12-14; Modification on: 2018-12-12

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