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Job Berckheyde

painter, draftsman, court painter
North Netherlandish
Haarlem 1630-01/1630-01-27
baptized 27 January 1630
Haarlem 1693-11/1693-11-23
died in Amsterdam or in Haarlem (Van Thiel-Stroman 2006); according to Houbraken he drowned in the Haarlem Brouwersvaart (Houbraken 1718-1721); buried 23 November 1693 in Haarlem
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Son of Adriaen Joppe (Jobsz) from Katwijk aan de Rijn (butcher) and Cornelia Gerritsdr. Pancier from Haarlem (although her father came from Genscher, Germany) (they had 7 children, 5 of whom survived) ; older brother of Gerrit Adriaensz. Berckheyde. Neither brother ever married. (Biesboer/Köhler et al. 2006 p. 106-109)
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Active in
  • Haarlem 1644
    became a pupil of Jacob Willemsz. de Wet on 2 November, 1644, 'to draw' (Houbraken and Jager 2016, p. 95); registered in the Reformed Church; payed his Guild entrance fee on 10 March 1654
  • Amsterdam
  • Utrecht (stad)
  • Haarlem 1652 - 1654
    in 1652 member of a church in Haarlem; in 1654 member of th guild; mentioned in a Haarlem in 1654 (Van Thiel-Stroman 2006)
  • Keulen 1655 - 1660
    traveled with his brother Gerrit in Germany in the second half of the 1650s; worked in Cologne, Mannheim, Bonn and Heidelberg (Biesboer/Köhler et al. 2006 p. 107)
  • Mannheim 1655 - 1660
  • Bonn 1655 - 1660
  • Heidelberg 1659 - 1660
    in the service of the Elector of the Palatinate, who rewarded him and his brother with a gold chain with a medal Biesboer/Köhler et al. 2006 p. 107)
  • Haarlem 1660 - 1682
    c. 1660 ; 1666-1682 member of the society of rhetoricians 'De Wijngaardranken' : Job as well as Gerrit fulfilled many functions within the chamber (Biesboer/Köhler et al. 2006 p. 107)
  • Amsterdam 1682 - 1688
    probably left for Amsterdam shortly after the beginning of the year;was a meber of the Guild (before 1688) ( Biesboer/Köhler et al. 2006 p. 107-108)
  • 1693-11-23 - 1693-11-27
    Job died on 23 November, but it is unclear where (Haarlem or Amsterdam?); he was buried in Haarlem, coming from a house in the St. Jansstraat (Biesboer/Köhler et al. 2006 p. 108)
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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.
cityscape, genre, italianate, landscape (as genre), winter landscape, portrait, interiors, fruit piece, Christian religious scene, history (as a genre)
painter of landscapes with archtecture and gnere scenes; a few still-lifes i a window (with possible vanitas connotations), one of which signed and dated 1685, in a Danish private collection; a large fruit still-life was auctioned in Rotterdam July 4th 1825 (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 35)
oil paint
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Creation date: 1993-11-11; Last modified date: 2021-05-11


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