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PDG
DG in ligature
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Haarlem 1595/1605
c. 1600
Deceased
Haarlem 1652-09-24/1653-01-29
between 24 September 1652 and 29 January 1653 (Van Thiel-Stroman 1993, p. 221)
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this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
eldest son of painter Frans Pietersz. de Grebber and Hillegont Fredericxdr van Lijnhoven; brother of the painters Maria de Grebber and Albert de Grebber
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Antwerpen 1618
    Ecartico
  • Haarlem 1621 - 1653
    c. 1621 tot 1652-1653. Is earliest dated works are of 1622 ('Caritas' , Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem and 'Mother with three children', Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas, inv.no. 71.27). In 1628 his father received 350 Guilders for two assignments, that Pieter executed for the 'Oudemannehuis' [Old Men's Retirement House] in Haarlem (Van Thiel-Stroman 2006, p. 168-169). He is also mentioned by Ampzing in 1621 as a painter
  • Kopenhagen
    according to Schrevelius (1648) working in Denmark. According to Van Thiel-Stroman 1993 he was there 'in his early years'
  • Den Haag 1638 - 1653
    Incorrectly reported by Thieme/Becker as employed in Delft, presumably due to incorrect interpretation of 'Oude Hof' (which is Noordeinde Palace, The Hague and not the Prinsenhof in Delft); between c. 1638 and 1650 he collaborated in the decorations of the palace in Honselaarsdijk (payment in 1638), the Oude Hof/Noordeinde Palace in The Hague (payment in 1646) and Huis ten Bosch in The Hague (in 1648 and 1650)
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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.
history (as a genre), Christian religious scene, portrait, peasant genre
Medium/technique
oil paint
Member of
  • Sint-Lucasgilde (Haarlem)
    According to Van Thiel-Stroman 1993, he became a member of St. Luke's Guild in 1632, but De Grebber was at least ten years earlier employed as a painter (dated work!)
Entered on: 1991-12-15; Modification on: 2017-10-30

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