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painter, merchant, court painter
court painter in Dessau in the service of Johann Georg II of Anhalt-Dessau
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Leiden 1651-11-02
baptized 5 November 1651
Deceased
Dessau (Saksen-Anhalt) 1691-09-01
buried in the Marienkirche (Sluijter et al. 1988, p. 219)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Leiden 1664 - 1678
    inscribed in the 'Album Studiosorum' of Leiden university; allthough not a member of the Leiden painter's guild, Snaphaen is mentioned as a painter in 1669-1678 (Weiss et al. 2003, p. 166)
  • Dessau (Saksen-Anhalt) 1680
    active in Dessau from the 1680s on
  • Leipzig
    maybe also in Leipzig (Sluijter et al. 1988)
  • Dessau (Saksen-Anhalt) 1691
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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, portrait
Medium/technique
oil paint
Art movement
Here we mention the art movement to which an artist belonged. Many art movements have not yet been entered, because the content of this field is still under development.
fine art painting
Creation date: 1992-01-25; Last modified date: 2020-10-28

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