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S.v.H.
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish (school)
Born
Dordrecht (city) 1627-08-02
Von Wurzbach 1906. Houbraken mentions he was born in Dordrecht in 1627.
Deceased
Dordrecht (city) 1678-10-19
Houbraken 1719, p. 167
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Son of Dirck/Theodoor van Hoogstraten (1595/96-1640) and Mayke de Coninck (1598-1645), brother of Jan, François and Dyna van Hoogstraten. He was married on 18 June 1656 in Dordrecht before the magistrates to Sara Balen (died 21 November 1678). Her death date was mentioned by Houbraken (Houbraken 1719, p. 167 and was confirmed by archive research, see Thissen 1994). The couple remained without issue.
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  • Den Haag (stad)
    Corte Molstraat (Roscam Abbing 1993, p. 31)
  • Dordrecht (stad) 1640
    received his first training from his father, who died in December 1640 in Dordrecht
  • Amsterdam (stad) 1642 - 1646
    became a pupil of Rembrandt in 1642 at the earliest (Roscam Abbing 1993, p. 34)
  • Dordrecht (stad) 1647 - 1651-05-16
    back in Dordrecht before the end of 1647; on 16 May 1651 he started a journey, which brought him by way of Utrecht, Arnhem, Cologne to Frankfurt am Main and then Augsburg; he continued his trip by way of Regensburg to Vienna, where he arrived on 23 June 1651 (Thieme/Becker 1924; Roscam Abbing 1993, p. 42)
  • Utrecht (stad) 1651-05-16
  • Arnhem (plaats) 1651-05-19
  • Emmerik
  • Keulen 1651-05-28 - 1651-06-01
    over the Rhine
  • Bonn 1651-06-02
  • Wiesbaden 1651-06-03
  • Frankfurt am Main 1651-06-04 - 1651-06-07
    was received here by Matthäus Merian II, stayed here for three days
  • Augsburg 1651-06-12 - 1651-06-17
    stayed here for five days, sold his horse (Roscam Abbing 1993, p. 42)
  • Neustadt an der Donau (Niederbayern) 1651-06-18
    sailed back on a raft to Neuburg at the Donau; from there to Regensburg
  • Regensburg 1651-06-19
  • Wenen 1651-06-23 - 1652
    arrived here on 23 June 1651; was received by Emperor Ferdinand III on 2 or 6 August, who bought a still life and bestowed him with a golden chain and medal (Roscam Abbing 1993, p. 42-43). According to Houbraken this was on 6 August 1651 (Houbraken 1719, p.157).
  • Venetië
  • Verona
  • Milaan
  • Genua
    over the Appennines to Genoa; from there over sea in a rowing boat to Ostia and upstream to Rome (Roscam Abbing 1993, p. 44)
  • Ostia
  • Rome 1652
    He travelled in 1652 to Italy. He became a member of the' Bentvogels' in Rome, at which occasion he received the nickname 'Batavier'. Was in contact with Otto Marseus van Schriek (Roscam Abbing 1993, p. 44; Hoogewerff 1952)
  • Napels
    visited Naples
  • Rome 1652 - 1653
  • Florence
  • Pisa
  • Siena
  • Bologna
  • Ferrara
  • Parma
  • Regensburg 1653-09 - 1654-05
    was visited there by the monk and scholar Gabriel Bucelinus; they both were in Regensburg because of the Reichstag of the emperor (20 June 1653-17 March 1654); also worked there with Jakob van Sandrart, who made a print after a drawing by Van Hoogstraten (Roscam Abbing 1993, p. 46)
  • Wenen 1654-05 - 1655-02
    His brother Jan died in bed in their house in Vienna, 19 May 1654 (Roscam Abbing 1993, p. 46-47).
  • Dordrecht (stad) 1656 - 1662
    married on 18 June 1656 in Dordrecht to Sara van Balen. The couple lived next to beer brewery 'De Oranjeboom' . Samuel was member and later dean of the 'Broederschap der Romeinen- of St. Pietersheeren' (persons who had been in Rome). He aslo was a mint master (Molhuysen/Blok et al. 1911-1937)
  • Londen (Engeland) 1662-05 - 1665
    from May 1662 onwards. On Hoogstraten’s activity in Britain: Brusati 1995, p. 91-109, Yalcin 2013.
  • Dordrecht (stad) 1665-08-13
    signed a deed in Dordrecht on that day (Roscam Abbing 1993, p. 63-64)
  • Londen (Engeland) 1665 - 1666
    witnessed the Great Fire of London in September 1666 (Van Hoogstraten 1678, p. 266; Roscam Abbing 1993, p. 64-65)
  • Den Haag (stad) 1667 - 1671
    In October or November 1667 he arrived in The Hague (documented 9 November 1667, Roscam Abbing 1993, p. 65), where he became a member of the 'Confrerie Pictura' on 21 January 1668.
  • Dordrecht (stad) 1671 - 1678
    In September 1671 he bought a house in Dordrecht (on the Steegoversloot), where he would eventually die on 19 October 1678. His wife followed him in death the same year on 22 November(Thieme/Becker 1924).
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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.
architecture (genre), genre, history (genre), portrait, still life, trompe-l'oeil (still life), landscape (genre), game piece (still life), interior view, peasant genre, vanitas (still life)
Medium/technique
oil paint
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