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AB
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Leiden 1637-08/1637-08-16
baptized 17 August 1637
Deceased
Berlin 1697-06-11
Family relationschips
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He married in the Roman Catholic church in the Bkkersteeg in Leyden on 4 June 1658 with Margriet van Zijl; on 6 June 1658 they posted banns in Leiden and married on 22 June in Wassenaar. Between 1659 and 1666 they had six children baptized in the Hooglandsche Kerk in Leiden. In Amsterdam after 1668 they had three more children till 1671. Margriet van Zijl was burried in Amsterdam in 1677. (Jager 2016)
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1653 - 1697
earliest dated work from 1653
Active in
  • Leiden 1655 - 1667
  • Parijs 1659 - 1660
    probably traveled to Paris (Saur 1994); he was paid by the 'Grand Condé' for painting two views of the castle in Chantilly in 1682 (Gerson 1942/1983, p. 49, note 9)
  • Francheville (Frankrijk)
    passed through here on the journey to or from Italy
  • Italië 1659 - 1660
    traveled to Rome and Naples (Saur 1994)
  • Amsterdam 1668 - 1672
  • Londen (Engeland) 1673
    produced three paintings for the Earl of Lauderdale (Ham House); according to the inventory of Ham House, he created a total of 14 paintings (Willigen/Kinkelder)
  • Den Haag 1681 - 1685
  • Berlijn 1688 - 1697
    court painter in Berlin; made designs for tapestries by Pierre Mercier, together with Rutger van Langevelt and Joseph Frans Casteels (Seidel 1891)
  • Kleef 1695
    probably in 1695 (Gorissen 1964). Traveled the country on commission of the court in 1696 (Saur 1994)
  • Berlijn 1697
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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, still life, flower piece, forest still life, game piece (still life), animal painting (genre), architecture (genre), cityscape, still life
the still lives, except those at Ham House, can be dated before 1673
Medium/technique
oil paint
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