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GL
Qualifications
print artist, painter, decorative painter (of interiors), perspective painter, draftsman, artist's biographer, art theorist
was called a finepainter in the deed of his marriage
Born
Luik (stad) 1641-09/1641-09-11
baptized on 11 september in the Saint Adalbert in Liege
Deceased
Amsterdam 1711-07/1711-07-28
buried on 21 July 1711 (Waller 1938/1974, p. 190-191); he was buried on 28 July 1711 from his home at the Prinsengracht (Lammertse 1999, p. 324-326)
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this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of the painter Reinier de Lairesse (Helbig 1903, p. 291-295), brother of Ernest and Jacques de Lairesse
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
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Biographical information
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  • Luik (stad) 1655 - 1660
    pupil of his father and from 1655 on of Bartholet Flémalle
  • Keulen 1660
    He worked in Cologne and Aix-la-Chapelle for Maximilian Henry of Bavaria in 1660.
  • Aken 1660
  • Luik (stad) 1660 - 1664
    Gerard fled from Liège, because he broke a pledge of allegiance to two sisters (he had promised to marry one of them), and therefore was attacked with a knife by these ladies. He fled with his fiancée Marie Salme and married en route to Maastricht in Navagne. They settled down in Utrecht.
  • Maastricht
  • Utrecht 1664 - 1665
  • Amsterdam 1665 - 1711
    was completely blind from 1689 in and thereafter made a living writing art-theoritical works
  • Den Haag 1684
    Obreen 1877-1890
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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.
history (as a genre), Christian religious scene, portrait, mythology, allegory, flower piece, fruit piece
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-01-11; Modification on: 2017-11-08

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