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Qualifications
painter, court painter
court painter Sigismund III of Poland
Nationality/school
South Netherlandish, Polish, German
offspring from a Dutch family who lived close to Danzig
Born
Danzig (hist.) 1580-02-29
Saur 2010; NB: Wikipedia Poland gives a very different birthdate & place: Nysa, July 1574
Deceased
Konitz (Pommern) 1627-12-20/1628-02-07
probably in Konitz (Saur 2010); NB: Wikipedia Poland gives a very different date & place of his death: 'He died in Chojnice between December 18, 1627 and March 22, 1628. He was buried in the basement of the Chojnice Basilica'
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
father of Gerhard Han; father in law of Johannes Peterhacke
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Vlaanderen (regio) 1598
    possibly trained in Flanders before 1598 (Thieme / Becker); a son Herman was baptized in Danzig-Schidlitz in 1598 (Saur 2010).
  • Danzig (hist.) 1598 - 1622
    acquired 28-6-1614 citizenship; was a member and later a dean of the painter's guild
  • Konitz (Pommern) 1623 - 1628
    settled in Konitz in 1623 (Saur 2010)
born in
active in
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.
Christian religious scene, history (as a genre), portrait, allegory
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-12-15; Last modified date: 2021-05-11

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