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Dominicus van der Smissen

male / German
painter, court painter
of Netherlandish descent
Hamburg-Altona 1704-04-28
Hamburg-Altona 1760-01-06
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son of Hinrich van der Smissen; brother-in-law of Balthasar Denner (married to his sister Catharina in 1730)
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  • Hamburg-Altona 1720 - 1738
    c. 1720-1738
  • Londen (Engeland) 1738
    A still-life in the Hamburger Kunsthalle is signed & dated: Dominico Van der Smissen / pinx. / London 1738.
  • Braunschweig 1739 - 1740
    court painter
  • Dresden 1740
    court painter
  • Hamburg-Altona 1740 - 1760
    He died on 6 January 1760 in Altona
  • Amsterdam 1751 - 1756
    Although it is clear that he worked in Holland, it is completely unknown when he was exactly there: According to Niemeijer 1970, p. 220, he was there in 1751, 1753, and 1756 (dated portraits of Dutch sitters)
  • Rotterdam
    Niemeijer 1970, p. 220
  • Londen (Engeland) 1755 - 1759
    in London in the late 1750s
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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.
portrait, fruit piece, landscape (as genre)
Entered on: 1992-01-25; Modification on: 2018-05-11


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