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Pieter Holsteyn (I)

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PH
Qualifications
print artist, painter, draftsman
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Haarlem 1580/1590
ca. 1580-'90
Deceased
Haarlem 1662-07/1662-07-23
begraven op 23 juli 1662
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vader van Pieter Holsteyn II
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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.
landscape (as genre), portrait, peasant genre, bird scene, animal painting (genre), study of insects
Diverse door de Holsteyns afgebeelde vogelsoorten zijn vermoedelijk overgenomen uit de 'Historia naturalis Brasiliae' van Marckgraf & Piso (1648, of de reproducties daarvan in Jonston 1660); andere ornithologische werken waar de Holsteyns tekeningen van vogels uit nagetekend kunnen hebben zijn Aldrovandi, Ornithologiae Libri Tres (1599-1603) en Jonston (1650, Ned. editie door Grausius 1660) (mededeling Ruud Vlek, 2011).
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-01-10; Modification on: 2017-03-30

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