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Herman Saftleven

HSL [in ligature]
painter, draftsperson, print artist
North Netherlandish
his father came from Antwerp
Rotterdam (city) 1609
c. 1609. According to Houbraken 1718 he was born in Rotterdam in 1609.
Utrecht (city) 1685-01/1685-01-05
buried 5 January 1685
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son of Herman Saftleven (ca. 1580-1627) and Lyntge Cornelisdr Moelants (died 1625); brother of the artists Cornelis Saftleven (1607-1681) and Abraham Saftleven (c. 1613-after 1665); in Utrecht he married Anna van Vliet (c. 1613-1684); father of Dirck Saftleven (1637-1679), Levina Saftleven (1641- after 1685), Sara Saftleven (1644-1702) and Hendrick Saftleven (died 1684?)
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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.
landscape (genre), italianate, genre, Christian religious scene, interior view, farm still life, peasant genre, winter landscape, beach scene, architecture (genre), cityscape, topography, flower piece
oil paint, black chalk
Saftleven has never been to Switzerland. See Schulz 1982, p. 78, 360, no. 916.
Creation date: 1992-02-07; Last modified date: 2023-05-22
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