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Jan van Huijsum

painter, draftsman
North Netherlandish
Amsterdam 1682-04/1682-04-15
baptized 15th April 1682 in the Zuiderkerk in Amsterdam (Segal et al. 2006, p. 16)
Amsterdam 1749-02-08
died February 8th; buried February 13th, 1749 in the Westerkerk in Amsterdam (Segal et al. 2006, p. 17)
Family relationships
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son of the painter Justus van Huysum I; grandson of the Frisian painter Jan van Huysum I; brother of Justus van Huysum II and of Jacob van Huysum; cousin of Caspar van Huysum; halfbrother of Josua, Michiel, and Maria van Huysum; father of Francina Margaretha van Huysum (Segal et al. 2006, p. 15 and 24-26)
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  • Amsterdam 1701 - 1749
    After having been trained by his father, he became a collaborator of the family studio. His renown as an individual artist only came after the death of his father in 1716 (Van der Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 115-116).
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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.
landscape (as genre), italianate, still life, flower piece, fruit piece, animal painting (genre), architecture (genre)
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-01-11; Last modified date: 2022-05-31


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