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Born
Leiden 1631-04/1631-04-08
christened on April 8, 1631
Deceased
Antwerp 1695-05/1695-05-17
buried on May 17, 1695
Family relationships
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son of Jan Davidsz. and Alette van Weede; father of David III Cornelisz. the Heem. De Heem probably married twice: Catharina Pauwen (died 1676), in Antwerpen 1662 and Maria van Beusecom (maybe just living together without a marriage) (died 1714), in IJsselstein 1676
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  • Antwerpen 1636 - 1667
    He moved with his parents to Antwerp in 1636; 'wijnmeester’ (son of a master) in the Guild of St. Luke in Antwerp between 18 September 1660 and 18 September 1661 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
  • Utrecht 1667
    He stayed with his father in Utrecht from June 1667 to December 1667 (Saur 2011)
  • IJsselstein 1676
    His residences between 1667 and 1676 are incompletely documented. His presence in IJsselstein, where he lived with Maria van Beusecom, in 1676 is known from an Amsterdam act (Buijsen, 1998, p.162); before moving to IJsselstein, he might have worked in Amsterdam (Saur 2011)
  • Den Haag 1676 - 1690
    In 1678 he became a member of the Confrerie Pictura; from 1676 he lived in The Hague, where he became a member of the guild in December 1676 and where he trained his son David; last mentioned in The Hague in 1687 (Saur 2011)
  • Antwerpen 1691 - 1695
    In 1695 he had his will made in Antwerp, just before he died there. It is not exactly known when he moved to Antwerp, but probably c. 1691/92 (Saur 2011)
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Subjects
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flower piece, fruit piece, still life, forest still life, still life
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-01-10; Last modified date: 2020-10-27

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