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EM
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Amsterdam 1622-12-22
Houbraken 1719
Deceased
Leeuwarden 1700
Houbraken 1719
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
Son of Esaias Murant (1588-1664) and Margaritha Meulemans (1595-1654). First, he was married to Elisabeth Aswerus (1623-1666) on 4th September 1654 in Amsterdam and then on 16th October 1670 to Berberke Willems (died 1670) in Leeuwarden.
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).
According to Houbraken his brother David Meurant of Amsterdam owned a large number of his works.
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1640 - 1699
ca. 1640 until ca. 1700; dated works from 1652 until 1692 (Van der Willigen/De Kinkelder)
Active in
  • Amsterdam 1640 - 1665
  • Haarlem
    according to Houbraken pupil of Philips Wouwerman in Haarlem
  • Frankrijk
    traveled through France for several years (Houbraken 1719)
  • Amsterdam
    probably
  • Naarden 1665 - 1670
  • Leeuwarden 1667 - 1700
    moved to Leeuwarden, probably c. 1670 (Van der Willigen/De Kinkelder); in 1667 (Bakker 2016)
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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.
italianate, landscape (as genre), architecture (genre), interiors, marine (as genre), cityscape, topography
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-02-01; Last modified date: 2021-08-26

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