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Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Rotterdam 1645-01-27
Deceased
Amsterdam 1705-06-20
was buried on June 25, 1705, as a widower, in the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam (De Vries 1885)
Family relationships
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grandson of Jacob van Musscher I; posted banns, when he was 34, on 30 Jul 1678, with Eva Visscher; they were married on 14 August 1678 in the Dutch Reformed Church in Buiksloot; on January 17, 1693 he was married a 2nd time with Elise Klanes, twice widowed, in Amsterdam Town Hall; two sons survived into adulthood: Johannes and Michiel II (De Vries 1885)
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  • Rotterdam 1645 - 1660
    started drawing age 5; probbaly hometrained by his grandfather Jacob I (Gerhard 2007)
  • Amsterdam 1660 - 1667
    pupil of Martinus Saeghmolen for two months in 1660; earliest dated work from 1664; trained by Abraham van den Tempel and Gabriel Metsu in 1665 (Gerhard 2007)
  • Haarlem 1667
    pupil of Adriaen van Ostade for three months (Gerhard 2007)
  • Rotterdam 1668
  • Amsterdam 1668 - 1705
    on 30 July 1678 posted banns, while living in Hartenstraat; became a 'poorter' of Amsterdam in 1688, also mentioned as a guild member; 29 August 1681 living in Boerensteeg; 15 April 1682 made a will, Kloveniersburgwal; 17 January 1693, Nieuwe Keizersgracht; 29 July 1697 he made a will on Singel; 22 June 1699 he lived on Prinsengracht, corner Leidsche Gracht; 25 June 1705, he was buried coming from Spui, near Osjessluis (Gerhard 2007)
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Subjects
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genre, portrait, peasant genre
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-02-01; Last modified date: 2020-06-07

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