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Qualifications
painter, draftsman, court painter
Born
Amsterdam 1635/1636
1635 or 1636; according to Thieme/Becker 1931 and Saur 2016 born in 1634
Deceased
Düsseldorf 1703-05-03
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Aert van der Neer and Liebeth Govers (1608-1662); father of the painter Aernout van der Neer and the sculptor Johannes (Franciscus); married 1) Maria Wagensvelt (died 1677) in Rotterdam in 1659; 2) the portrait miniature painter Marie Duchatel (1652-1692) in Brussels in 1681; 3) the painter Adriana Spilberg on 24 December 1697 in Düsseldorf
See also
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Orange (Frankrijk) 1654 - 1659
    in the service of count Dona, govenor of the county Orange
  • Amsterdam 1659
  • Rotterdam 1664 - 1679
    also active in The Hague, where he became a member of the Confrerie Pictura in 1670
  • Den Haag 1670
  • Brussel 1681 - 1689
    appointed as count painter of Charles II of Spain in 1687; married the portrait miniaturist painter Marie Duchatel in Brussels in 1681; in Brussels until 1689 according to Von Wurzbach. Houbraken mentions that he lived in the Cellebroerstraat.
  • Amsterdam 1689 - 1695
    De Vries/De Roever 1885, p. 234; in 1695 Johann Wilhelm bought a painting from him for 200 Thaler (Gerson 1942/1983, p. 247).
  • Düsseldorf 1696 - 1703
    He painted two paintings for the elector in 1696, which he delivered in Düsseldorf in 1697; he was appointed Titularhofrat in a lettre de cachet from 22 March 1697 and became court painter in 1698 (Schavemaker 2010, p. 41-42).
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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, history (as a genre), italianate, landscape (as genre), portrait
Medium/technique
oil paint
Art movement
Here we mention the art movement to which an artist belonged. Many art movements have not yet been entered, because the content of this field is still under development.
fine art painting
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Creation date: 1992-02-01; Last modified date: 2021-07-16

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