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HG
HG interlaced
Permutation
GH
Qualifications
print artist, painter, draftsman, penschilder, etcher, publisher, engraver (printmaker), glass painter
started to paint late in life
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Brüggen (Germany) 1558-01/1558-02
born near Venlo in Bracht or Millebrecht
Deceased
Haarlem 1617-01-01
burried in the Grote Kerk
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of the glass painter Jan Goltz II; stepfather of Jacob Matham
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Biographical information
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  • Duisburg 1561
    was initially trained by his father in Duisburg, where the family lived untill c. 1561 (Saur 2008)
  • Haarlem 1577 - 1617
    followed D.V. Coornhert in 1577 to Haarlem; was aquainted with Karel van Mander in 1583, who showed him drawings of Bartholomeus Spranger (Saur 2008)
  • Haarlem 1579
    married the widow Margaretha Jansdr, mother of Jacob Matham; their marriage remained childless (Saur 2008)
  • Hamburg 1590
    embarked for Hamburg in the Autumn of 1590 ; travelled to Munich (Saur 2008)
  • München 1590
    from Munich to Italy (Saur 2008)
  • Italië 1590
    via Venice, Bologna and Florence, Goltzius arrived on January 10 1591 in Rome. Here he drew antique sculptures and works of Michelangelo and Raphael. Before his return on August 30, 1591, he portrayed various artists in Rome, Florence and Venice (Saur 2008).
  • Venetië 1590
  • Bologna 1590
  • Florence 1590
  • Rome 1591-01-10 - 1591
  • München 1591
    On his return trip from Italy he portrayed Christoph Schwarz and Johannes II Sadeler in Munich (Saur 2008)
  • Haarlem 1591 - 1617
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.
landscape (as genre), portrait, portrait history, mythology, history (as a genre), vanitas
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1991-12-15; Modification on: 2017-08-16

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