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Jacob van der Merck

Monogram
IVM
JVM
IVM(f) of JVM(f); for this monogram also see J. Martsen de Jonge
Qualifications
painter
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
's-Gravendeel 1610
c. 1610
Deceased
Leiden 1664-09/1664-09-13
buried between 7 and 13 September 1664 (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 141)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Delft 1628 - 1631
    in 1628 mentioned in Delft, possibly at the beginning of his apprenticeship; he left Delft in 1631
  • Den Haag 1636 - 1640
    member of Saint Luke's Guild
  • Dordrecht 1640 - 1649
    member of Saint Luke's Guild
  • Den Haag 1649 - 1658
    married in 1649 in The Hague to Geertruyt Jacobsdr. Schaaphuijsen from Dordrecht
  • Leiden 1658 - 1664
    member of the guild in Leiden
born in
active in
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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.
genre, portrait, fruit piece, animal painting (genre), military genre
painted portraits for the Von de Pfalz family (Gerson 1942/1983, p. 257)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-02-01; Modification on: 2017-05-29

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