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Francina Margaretha van Huysum

Qualifications
painter
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Amsterdam 1707-01/1707-01-07
baptized 7 January 1707
Deceased
Amsterdam 1780-04/1780-04-10
buried 10 April 1780 at the Nieuwe Zijds Kapel; previously published as died 1789.
Family relationships
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daughter of Jan van Huijsum II; granddaughter of Justus van Huysum I; niece of Justus III, Jacob, Josua, Michiel, Maria van Huysum
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  • Amsterdam 1722 - 1780
    ca. 1722-1789; known is a dated work from 1729 (Segal et al. 2006). She lived in the same house as her uncle Michiel van Huysum. He appointed her his only heiress in his testament of 1776. Like Michiel van Huysum, she maintained close relations with the important Amsterdam 18th-century art collector Jan Jansz. Gildemeester (1744–1799). Buried from the Prinsengracht bij de Vijzelstraat.
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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.
flower piece, fruit piece
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 2008-10-31; Last modified date: 2021-02-22

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