Willem de Poorter

painter, draftsperson
North Netherlandish
of Southern-Netherlandisch descent
Haarlem (city) 1608
Haarlem (city) 1648
Haarlem? after 1648
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this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Pieter de Poorter and Janneke Bernaerts from Mosele in Flanders
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  • Haarlem (stad) 1630 - 1645
    mentioned as painter in Haarlem from 1631; member of the Guild of Saint Luke in 1634; still mentioned in a deed signed by his brother Jan on 8 July 1648 in Haarlem (Briels 1997)
  • Wijk aan Zee 1642
    is styled 'Schout tot Wyck' on 27 October 1642, although he seems to have remained living in Haarlem (Briels 1997)
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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.
history (genre), Christian religious scene, mythology, allegory, still life, portrait, vanitas (still life)
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-01-24; Last modified date: 2023-03-27


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