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Herman Saftleven

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HSL
Qualifications
print artist, painter, draftsman
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
His father came from Antwerp.
Born
Rotterdam 1609
c. 1609. According to Houbraken 1718 he was born in Rotterdam in 1609.
Deceased
Utrecht (city) 1685-01/1685-01-05
buried 5 January 1685
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Herman Saftleven (ca. 1580-1627) and Lyntge Cornelisdr Moelants (died 1625), brother of the artists Cornelis and Abraham Saftleven. In Utrecht he married Anna Dircksdr. van Vliet (died 1684), with whom he had a son Dirck (1637-1679) and a daugher Sara (1644-1702), who became a painter.
See also
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In 1634 he painted a family portrait in Haarzuylen castle near Utrecht with his brother Cornelis.
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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.
genre, landscape (as genre), winter landscape, beach scene, portrait, architecture (genre), interiors, peasant genre, farm still life
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-02-07; Last modified date: 2021-07-14

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