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Qualifications
painter, draftsman, print artist
Born
Alkmaar 1587/1588
Perhaps in Alkmaar, ca. 1587/8. In 1649 he was 61 years old (at least according to an inscription on a drawing by his son Matthijs van den Bergh in the Print Room in Dresden).
Deceased
1650/1655
In or after 1650: in that year an apprentice, Symon Jansz. Rijp, is still mentioned.
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
father of Matthijs (1615-1687) and Johannes Baptist van den Bergh
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Haarlem
    1603-1605, apprenticeship with Goltzius (according to Houbraken)
  • Antwerpen 1615
    apprentice of Rubens, later his steward; in 1622 teacher of Jan Fijt
  • Ieper 1615 - 1649
    In 1615 his son Matthijs was born in Ypres (Houbraken 1719). He managed Rubens’ estates in the vicinity of Ypres. In 1625 the college of aldermen commissioned as altarpiece for the aldermans’ chapel.
  • Antwerpen 1622
    worked in Antwerp in 1622, as a teacher of Jan Fijt
  • Alkmaar 1649-09-18 - 1650-09-18
    in the list of names of the guild from those years, a Jan van den Berg(h) is mentioned
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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, Christian religious scene, history (as a genre), portrait
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1993-11-11; Last modified date: 2022-04-07

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