Jan Karel van Beecq

painter, court painter
court painter of Louis XIV
North Netherlandish
Amsterdam 1638
ca. 1638
Amsterdam 1722-05-19
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
married on 29 September 1694 in Paris to Angélique de Vimeur-Rochambeau (died 1694)
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).
This person/entity in other databases
Biographical information
Active in
  • Londen (Engeland) 1672 - 1679
    probably moved to England as a result of the encouragement of King Charles II
  • Londen (Engeland) 1677 - 1679
    According to the minutes of the Painter Stainers Company, Van Beecq lived in 1677 with the Dutch painter Adriaen van Diest in Durham Yard, London (now near Durham House Street). Coordinate determined on the basis of John Rocque's map of London from 1746.
  • Parijs 1681 - 1714
    Van Beecq painted some marine paintings here in the style of Willem van de Velde (Gerson 1942/1983). Lived in the palace of Philippe, Duc de Vendôme. He was accepted as am member of the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture in 1681. His reception pieve was 'une mère avec divers vesseaux' (sic). He was exclueded in 1694 because of absence, but reintegrated four years later (Bakhuys 1998).
  • Amsterdam 1714 - 1722-05-19
born in
active in
died in
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.
marine (as genre)
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-11-21; Last modified date: 2020-10-09


No comments

My selections

My selections

Your current selection will be lost. Are you sure?