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print artist, draftsman, cartographer
worked after his own designs and after those of Hendrick Goltzius, Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem, Cornelis Ketel, Karel van Mander, Abr. Bloemaert and Bart. Spranger
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Zaandam (Zaanstad) 1565/1566
Waller: ca. 1565-1566
Deceased
Assendelft (Zaanstad) 1607-04-06
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Pieter Jansz. (died 1574); married in Assendelft in to Anna Pauwelsdr (? - 1614), Assendelft c. 30 October 1595; father of Pieter Jansz. Saenredam (Obreen 1877-1890; Ecartico)
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  • Assendelft (Zaanstad) 1574
    after his parents's death taken in by his uncle, sheriff of Assendelft, firstly working as a labourer for him; according to De Bie 1661 he started practising drawing and mapmaking by himself
  • Haarlem 1579 - 1589
    c. 1579 apprenticed to Hendrick Goltzius on the recommandation of Hendrik Spoorwater, a friend of Goltzius's (Saur 2018); still employed as clerck to his incle, the sheriff (Schwartz/Bok 1989)
  • Amsterdam 1589 - 1591
    apprenticed to Jacob de Gheyn II (Van Mander 1604)
  • Assendelft (Zaanstad) 1595 - 1607
    as off 1595 (see Obreen 1877-1890); possibly left Amsterdam for Assendelft, where he married before 1595; member of the Dutch Reformed Church council in 1595, deacon in 1597 and elder in 1607 (Luijten et al. 1993)
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Creation date: 1992-01-25; Last modified date: 2020-08-09

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