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Nicolaes Maes

painter, draftsman
lieutenant of the civic guard
North Netherlandish
Dordrecht 1634-01
baptized in the Reformed Church (Robinson 1988, p. 2). According to Houbraken he was born in 1632 (Houbraken 1719, p. 273).
Amsterdam 1693-12/1693-12-24
He died in December 1693 (Houbraken 1719, p. 275) and was buried on 24 December 1693.
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
Son of Gerrit Willemsz. Maes (died 1684) and Ida Herman Claesdr. (died 1681). On 13 January 1654 he married Adriana Brouwers (1624-1690).
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Amsterdam 1648 - 1653
    apprentice in Rembrandt's studio
  • Dordrecht 1653 - 1665
  • Antwerpen 1665 - 1667
    ca. 1665-1667; according to Houbraken, Maes traveled to Antwerp in order to study the work of artists such as Rubens, Jordaens and Van Dyck in the late 1660s (Houbraken 1719, p.275-276, but no date is mentioned).
  • Dordrecht 1667 - 1673
  • Amsterdam 1673 - 1693
    According to Houbraken he went with his household from Dordrecht to Amsterdam in 1678 (Houbraken 1719, p. 274).
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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.
genre, portrait, Christian religious scene, landscape (as genre), fruit piece
oil paint
Archive location
archief Le Roy
Creation date: 1992-01-17; Last modified date: 2021-08-11


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