Jacob de Heusch

painter, draftsman
North Netherlandish
Utrecht 1656-11/1656-11-23
baptized 23 November 1656 (Busiri Vici 1997, p. 51)
Amsterdam 1701-05/1701-05-09
buried 9 May 1701 in Utrecht (Saur 2012); Thieme/Becker states Amsterdam with the same date. According to Houbraken he died in Amsterdam during a pleasure trip; his body was transported to Utrecht.
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son of the postmaste Johan de Heusch (1617-1669) and Margaretha Thopas; nephew of Willem de Heusch
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Utrecht
  • Rome 1675 - 1692
    in 1686, 1691 and 1692 still documented in Rome (Busiri Vici 1997, p. 56)
  • Berlin 1695 - 1700
    according to Houbraken together with and on the initiative of Johannes Teyler; 1698?
  • Salzdahlum 1696
    probably made a painting (RKDimages 52738) for Anton Ulrich von Wolfenbüttel (Gerson 1942/1983, p. 258, note 3)
  • Utrecht 1701
  • Amsterdam 1701
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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.
italianate, landscape (as genre), vedute
oil paint
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Entered on: 1992-01-10; Modification on: 2018-12-21


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