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Jean de la Vallée

male / French, Swedish
Qualifications
architect, landscape gardener
Nationality/school
French, Swedish
Born
Paris 1620/1624
1620 or 1624, probably in Paris
Deceased
Stockholm 1696
1696-03-09; buried in Katarina Kyrka
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Simon de la Vallée and Margaretha de Villars; father of Christopher and Magnus de la Valée
Biographical information
Active in
  • Den Haag 1633 - 1637
    lives with his family in The Hague
  • Stockholm 1637 - 1646
    travels in 1637 with his family to Stockholm
  • Noordelijke Nederlanden (historische regio) 1646 - 1649
    with a royal stipend study tour to the Netherlands, France, Italy, Germany
  • Parijs 1646 - 1649
    with a royal stipend study tour to the Netherlands, France, Italy, Germany
  • Italië 1646 - 1649
    with a royal sipend study tour to the Netherlands, France, Italy, Germany
  • Neurenberg 1646 - 1649
    with a royal sipend study tour to the Netherlands, France, Italy, Germany; on the way back to Sweden he visits a.o. Nürnberg
  • Stockholm 1649 - 1696
    in 1649 in royal service, but also commissions from the Swedish nobility; 1651-80 royal architect, supervisor of all public buildings; 1662 supervisor of the Swedish manufactories; 1666 member of the Board of Stockholm; 1671 burgomaster of Stockholm; 1680 urban planning for the Slussen area; 1686 new urban plan and regulations for the Norrmalm area (after the great fire)
  • Eskilstuna 1658
    from 1658 onwards plans for the lay-out and the buildings of the new town Carl Gustaf's Stad (now Eskilstuna)
  • Skoklosters slott (Håbo) 1660 - 1670
    in the 1660s plans for the baroque gardens of Skokloster Castle
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Creation date: 2004-02-18; Last modified date: 2020-10-23

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