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Jacob Rotius

Qualifications
painter
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Hoorn (Noord-Holland) 1644-09/1644-09-11
baptized 11 September 1644
Deceased
Hoorn (Noord-Holland) 1681
died around 1681, being fifty years old (Houbraken 1719). According to Houbraken he committed suicide.
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Jan Albertsz. Rotius (1624-1666) and Maertje Ambrosiusdr.
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Amsterdam 1668
    infuence of Willem Kalf suggests a sojourn in Amsterdam; he married a girl from Amsterdam in 1668
  • Hoorn (Noord-Holland)
    remained in Hoorn for the rest of his life and probably died there (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 171)
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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.
still life, flower piece, fruit piece
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-01-25; Last modified date: 2022-04-07

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