Hendrik Frans van Lint

painter, draftsperson
South Netherlandish, Italian
Antwerp (city) 1684-01-26
Houbraken 1719; Thieme/Becker 1929
Rome 1763-09-23
Buseri Vici 1987, p. 22, ill.
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son of Peter van Lint (1609-1690) and Anna Morren (died 1710); married in Rome after 1710 to Rosa Fiorelli
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Biographical information
Pontificia Insigne Accademia di Belle Arti e Letteratura dei Virtuosi al Pantheon (Rome)
became a member on 9 February 1744; became its regent in 1752 (Noack 1927)
Active in
  • Antwerpen (stad) 1696-09-18 - 1700
    apprentice in the Guild of St. Luke, Antwerp between 18 September 1696 and 18 September 1697 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
  • Rome 1700 - 1763
    c. 1700 first stay in Rome, with a short break, when his mother died in Antwerp on 13 June 1710 (Buseri Vici 1987); as of the autumn of 1710 defenitively in Rome; lived on Via Babuino at the time (Noack 1927). He joined the Bent with the nickname 'Studio' (Houbraken 1719; Hoogerwerff 1942).
  • Antwerpen (stad) 1710
  • Ronciglione 1711
    When he went with the painter Theodoor Wilkens to draw the pictoresque town of Ronciglione, they witnessed the collapse of a house down the mountain: the supersticious population almost lynched them, crying that they were sorcerers. They were saved by officers of the court, who escorted them out off the town (Houbraken 1721; Hoogewerff 1942, p. 97).
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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.
italianate, cityscape, history (genre), landscape (genre), fruit piece, marine (genre)
oil paint
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Creation date: 1992-01-12; Last modified date: 2023-05-16


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