Pieter de Hooch

painter, draftsman
North Netherlandish
Rotterdam 1629-12/1629-12-20
baptised December 20th, 1629
Amsterdam 1684/1694
after 1684; the Pieter Pietersz. de Hooch who lived in the Dolhuijs and was buried March 24th, 1684, was Pieter (Hendricksz) de Hooch's son. The son's registration at the Dolhuijs in 1679 is lthe last record of Pieter de Hooch in Amsterdam, his latest dated works are from 1684. (Grijzenhout 2008)
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Married to Janneken van den Burch, Voorschoten 12 December 1655, the sister of Hendrick van der Burgh (ca. 1625- na 1664) (Stolk 2016, p. 52)
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Active in
  • Haarlem
    apprenticed to Nicolaes Berchem
  • Delft 1652 - 1654
    1652 recorded as a resident of Delft (Sutton 1980)
  • Rotterdam 1654
    record as living on the Lombertstraat in Rotterdam (Sutton 1980)
  • Delft 1655 - 1660
    1655 member of the Guild of St. Luke; Gijzenhout 2008 erroneously states that his daughter Anna was born in Amsterdam, yet she was baptised in Delft on Nevember 14th, 1656 in Delft (Digitale Stamboom Delft, accessed 2008-11-26).
  • Amsterdam 1660 - 1679
    last recorded in Amsterdam in 1679 (Grijzenhout 2008), 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.
inn scene, interiors, portrait, architecture (genre)
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-01-10; Modification on: 2018-05-07


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