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PL
PL in ligature
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Amsterdam 1583
End of 1583 (Bredius/De Roever 1886). Houbraken assumes a birth year of 1581, because he does not believe Lastman could have travelled to Italy before he was 23 years old (Houbraken 1718-1721, vol. 1, p. 97 and 132).
Deceased
Amsterdam 1633-03/1633-04-04
buried on 4 April 1633 in the Oude Kerk
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
Son of goldsmith Pieter Seghersz. (1548-1603) and Barber Jacobs (1549-1624), brother of painter and engraver Nicolaes/Claes Lastman (c. 1586-1625), who became a goldsmith and Agnietje, who was to marry François Venant. Pieter remained unmarried.
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Amsterdam
  • Rome 1602-06 - 1607-03
    went in the summer of 1602 to Italy, probaly together with Jan Pynas and his brother Claes (Luijten et al. 1993)
  • Venetië 1607
    possibly in Venice on his way back home; made drawing after an altar piece by Paulo Veronese (RKDimages 107438); Meijer 1991A
  • Amsterdam 1607-03-01 - 1633
    Documented back in Amsterdam on 1 March 1607; delivered three paintings on copper to Christian IV in 1619 (RKDimages 241040) (Luijten et al. 1993). Lived and worked at the Sint Anthonisbreestraat 59 from 1608 onwards.
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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.
landscape (as genre), mythology, Christian religious scene, portrait, architecture (genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-01-12; Last modified date: 2021-11-22

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