Pieter de Hooch

painter, draftsman
North Netherlandish
Rotterdam 1629-12/1629-12-20
baptized December 20th, 1629
Amsterdam 1679/1699
in or after 1679; the Pieter Pietersz. de Hooch who was submitted to the Dolhuijs in 1679 and was buried March 24th, 1684, was Pieter (Hendricksz) de Hooch's son. The son's registration at the Dolhuijs in 1679 is the last record of Pieter de Hooch in Amsterdam. (Grijzenhout 2008).
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On 3rd May 1654 he married Janneken van den Burch, the sister of Hendrick van der Burgh (1627- after 1664) in Delft. (Stolk 2016)
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possibly worked in Van der Burgh's workshop before he left for Leiden in 1655 (Jansen et al. 2019, p. 23)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Haarlem
    apprenticed to Nicolaes Berchem (Houbraken 1719)
  • Delft 1652
    1652 recorded as a resident of Delft (Sutton 1980)
  • Rotterdam 1654
    record as living on the Lombertstraat in Rotterdam (Sutton 1980)
  • Delft 1654 - 1660
    settled in Delft after his marriage on 3 May 1654; Grijzenhout 2008 erroneously states that his daughter Anna was born in Amsterdam, yet she was baptized in Delft on November 14th, 1656 in Delft (Digitale Stamboom Delft, accessed 2008-11-26).
  • Amsterdam 1660 - 1684
    moved to Amsterdam c. 1660; first recorded there on 15 April 1661 at the baptism of a daughter; last recorded in Amsterdam in 1679 (Grijzenhout 2008), his latest dated work is from 1684; the place and year of his death are unknown
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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.
genre, interior view, portrait, architecture (genre)
oil paint
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Creation date: 1992-01-10; Last modified date: 2022-06-02


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