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Arent de Gelder

painter, draftsperson
member of the civil guard
North Netherlandish
Dordrecht (city) 1645-10-26
born 26 October (Houbraken 1721); christened on 11 November 1645
Dordrecht (city) 1727-08-27
on 29 August 1727 buried in the Grote Kerk of Dordrecht (Obreen 1884-1887)
Family relationships
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son of Jan Aertsz de Gelder (born c. 1609), who was treasurer of the West Indien Company, and Maria Lotterich/Lottering. He never married and lived in the same house as his brother.
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Biographical information
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  • Dordrecht (stad) 1660
    possibly between 1659 and 1661 pupil of Van Hoogstraten
  • Amsterdam (stad) 1661 - 1663
    between ca. 1661 and ca. 1663 pupil of Rembrandt; Houbraken erroneoulsy states that this happened in 1646 (allthough he give the correct birth date)
  • Dordrecht (stad) 1663 - 1727
    ca. 1663, after his studies with Rembrandt, he returned to Dordrecht
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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, history (genre), portrait, landscape (genre), architecture (genre), peasant genre
oil paint
Archive location
RKD archief RKD 1932-1974
Creation date: 1991-12-15; Last modified date: 2023-10-11


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