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North Netherlandish, British
was naturalised on 5 March 1691 (Griffiths 1998, p. 231)
Born
Amsterdam 1649
born 1649 in Amsterdam (Van der Aa); born c. 1649 in Amsterdam (Von Wurzbach 1910)
Deceased
London (England) 1714-06-07/1716
after 7 June, when he made his will, in French (research Richard Stephens, British Museum); Van der Aa mentioned London and 1716 as year of death. Thieme/Becker 1937, Waller 1938 and several other sources wrongly mention Amsterdam c. 1694/6 as date/place of death.
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this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
probably a brother of Jan van Somer; married to Susannah Somer. In his will he made a Jean van Somer (his nephew?) a residuary legatee.
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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 (as genre), italianate
Creation date: 1992-01-25; Last modified date: 2021-01-18

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