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painter
Nationality/school
South Netherlandish, German, North Netherlandish
from a Flemish family; born and raised in Germany; spent his adult life in the Northern Netherlands (Bakker 2008A, p. 211)
Born
Bremen 1570
c. 1570; on November 27, 1593, he is 23 years old according to his marriage certificate (De Vries 1885, p. 311)
Deceased
Leeuwarden 1616-03-11
before March 11, 1616; on this date his estate was inventoried (Bakker 2008, p. 154, 297-299)
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of painter Cornelis Ruts from Mechelen, brother of painters Cornelis Cornelisz Ruts and Pieter Cornelisz Ruts; father of Cornelis Adriaensz Ruts (Bakker 2008A, p. 211)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Amsterdam 1586 - 1595
    In 1586 he settled in Amsterdam. In 1593 he married Lysbeth Dircks there, shortly afterwards they moved to Leeuwarden (Bakker 2008A, p. 211).
  • Leeuwarden 1595 - 1616
    According to Bakker, he is active in Leeuwarden from 1695 until his death in 1616 (Bakker 2008A, p. 235).
  • Danzig (hist.) 1603
    In 1603 he left Leeuwarden briefly. In that year he makes a three-month trip to Dantzig (Bakker 2008A, p. 48-49, 211; Bakker 2008, p. 55).
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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.
portrait, child portrait, history (as a genre), Christian religious scene, mythology, tronie, genre, landscape (as genre), still life, fruit piece, kitchen piece (still life)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 2008-02-01; Last modified date: 2021-05-31

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