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Samuel van Hoogstraten

North Netherlandish
Dordrecht 1627-08-02
Sumowski 1983-1994, vol. 2 (1984), p. 1286
Dordrecht 1678-10-19
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son of Dirck/Theodoor van Hoogstraten (Antwerp 1595/96 - Dordrecht 1640) and Mayke de Coninck (Dordrecht 1598-1645) , elder brother of Jan van Hoogstraten. He married Sara Balen (Dordrecht ?-9 October 1678) on 18 June 1656 in Dordrecht.
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Active in
  • Den Haag
    Corte Molstraat (Roscam Abbing 1993, p. 31)
  • Dordrecht 1640
    received his first training from his father, who died in December 1640 in Dordrecht
  • Amsterdam 1642 - 1646
    became a pupil of Rembrandt in 1642 at the earliest (Roscam Abbing 1993, p. 34)
  • Dordrecht 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 an Main and then Augsburg; he continued his trip by way of Regensburg to Vienna, where he arrived on 23 June 1651 (Thieme/Becker vol. 17 [1924], p. 463; Roscam Abbing 1993, p. 42)
  • Utrecht 1651-05-16
  • Arnhem 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 an bestowed him with a golden chain and medal (Roscam Abbing 1993, p. 42-43)
  • Venetië
  • Verona
  • Milaan
  • Genua
    over the Appennines to Genoa; from there over sea in a rowboat to Ostia and upstream to Rome (Roscam Abbing 1993, p. 44)
  • Ostia
  • Rome 1652
    He travelled in 1652 to Italy; in Rome he became a member of the' Bentvogels', at which occasion he received the nickname 'Batavier'. Was in contact with Otto Marseus van Schriek (Roscam Abbing 1993, p. 44).
  • Napels
    visited Napels
  • Rome
  • 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 1656 - 1662
    married on 18 June 1656 in Dordrecht to Sara van Balen
  • Londen (Engeland) 1662-05 - 1667
    from May 1662 until c. 1667, with his wife, witnessed the Great Fire of London
  • Den Haag 1667 - 1671
    In October or November 1667 he arrived in The Hague, where he became a member of the 'Confrerie Pictura' on 21 January 1668
  • Dordrecht 1671 - 1678
    In September 1671 he bought a house in Dordrecht, where he would eventually die (Thieme/Becker vol. 17 [1924], p. 463)
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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.
architecture (genre), genre, history (as a genre), portrait, still life, trompe-l'oeil (still life), landscape (as genre), game piece (still life), interiors, peasant genre, vanitas
oil paint
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