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Qualifications
painter, draftsman, decorative painter (of interiors), art collector
According to Houbraken, his collection, when it was sold after his death, brought in all of about twelve thousand guilders (Houbraken 1721, p. 23).
Nationality/school
German, North Netherlandish
Born
Kleef 1615-01-25
December 25, 1616 (Houbraken 1719)
Deceased
Amsterdam 1660-02-02
December 2, 1660 (Houbraken 1719)
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Theunis Govertsz. Flinck. Married to Ingetje Claesdr Thoveling (1619-1651) on 3 May 1645 in Amsterdam and to Sophia van der Houve, on 30 May 1656 in Gouda (Obreen 1879-1880); father of Nicolaes Anthoni Flinck (1643-1723)
See also
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1636 - 1660
his first dated works are from 1636
Active in
  • Leeuwarden 1629 - 1631
    became a pupil of Lambert Jacobsz. c. 1629
  • Amsterdam 1633 - 1660
    1633-1635 worked under guidance of Rembrandt in the studio of Hendrick Uylenburgh; when Rembrandt left in 1635, Flinck succeeded him as head of the studio.
  • Kleef 1642
  • Amsterdam 1644 - 1660
    Probably in 1644 Flinck left the studio of Uylenburgh. He bought two houses at the Lauriersgracht, where he started his own studio. Became a citizen on 24 January 1652 (Scheltema 1853).
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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), landscape (as genre), portrait, child portrait, architecture (genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-12-14; Last modified date: 2022-05-16

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