Heinrich Jansen

male / Danish, German
painter, copyist, court painter
made copies after works by Rembrandt
Danish, German
Flensburg 1625-04-14
Flensburg 1667-09/1667-09-23
buried on September 23, 1667 in St Mary's church (Thieme/Becker 1925)
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  • Kopenhagen 1642 - 1645
    in the service of Abraham Gølnitz, secretary of the Danish king (Thieme/Becker 1925)
  • Amsterdam 1645 - 1648
    pupil of Rembrandt
  • Flensburg 1648 - 1651
    according to Thieme/Becker 1925
  • Noordelijke Nederlanden (historische regio) 1651
    traveled in 1651 through the Northern Netherlands and took the boat to Spain
  • Spanje 1651
    from here by boat to Genua
  • Genua 1651 - 1652
    c. 1651-1652; stayed here for six months, then traveled to Florence
  • Florence 1652
    c. 1652; stayed here for three months, then went to Rome
  • Rome 1652 - 1653
    c. 1652-1653; stayed here for nineteenth months, then traveled to Venice
  • Venetië 1653 - 1654
    c. 1653; stayed here for four months, made trips from here to Livorno, Pisa, Napels, Parma and Padua; traveled through Tirol back to Germany
  • Livorno
  • Pisa
  • Napels
  • Padua
  • Tirol (deelstaat)
  • Flensburg 1654 - 1657
  • Kopenhagen 1657 - 1661
    after the invasion of the Swedes in 1657, he went to Copenhagen and became court painter of King Frederick III; after four years he returned to Flensburg
  • Flensburg 1661 - 1667
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Christian religious scene
Creation date: 1992-01-11; Last modified date: 2020-10-28


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