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Nationality/school
North Netherlandish, German
Born
Ostfriesland (area) 1627/1628
c. 1627-1628
Deceased
Kassel (Hessen) 1708-02/1708-02-10
buried 10 February 1708
Family relationships
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possibly brother of Edo Heyndricksz. de Quiter; father of Herman Hendrik II, Magnus and Catharina Elisabeth de Quiter
See also
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Hamburg 1673
    citizen in Hamburg (Thieme/Becker 1933)
  • Gottorf 1675
    De Quiter was paid by the court in Gottorf for five paintings he sold (Schmidt 1916, p. 283).
  • Nijmegen 1678 - 1679
  • Keulen 1681 - 1688
    in the service of the Elector Maximilian Heinrich of Cologne until his death in 1688 as court painter, building inspector and curator of his collection
  • Bremen 1688
  • Kassel (Hessen) 1689 - 1703
    from c. 1689 in in the service of Landgraf Karl I of Hessen-Kassel, mainly as a portraitist
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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.
portrait
published a series of 40 portraits: 'Icones legatorum qui ex mandatorum plenitudine Noviomagi [...]', Bonn 1680 (second edition), on the occasion of the Peace of Nijmegen of 1678/1679 (Hollstein German 1954-, vol. 33 [1992], no. 20-59; also listed in Merlo 1895
Medium/technique
oil paint, mezzotint
Creation date: 1992-01-24; Last modified date: 2020-07-21

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