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Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Amsterdam 1665-11/1665-11-18
baptized on 18 November 1665
Deceased
Amsterdam 1718-11-09
buried on 9 November 1718; probate inventory of 22 November 1718
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of the glazier Cornelis Willemsz (van) Spiers (c. 1640-1689) and Aafje Elberts (born c. 1644)
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
Jacob de Heusch died from a fall after visiting Spiers' workshop in Amsterdam in 1701 (Houbraken 1718-1721)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Rome 1687 - 1697
  • Venetië 1697 - 1699
  • Den Haag 1699 - 1701
    member of the Confrerie Pictura in 1699 (Obreen), mentioned in 1701
  • Amsterdam 1700 - 1718-11
    mentioned in 1700 in connection with a lawsuit.; became a denizen on 5 May 1700. He probably lived in Amsterdam for the rest of his life (Buijsen/Dumas et al. 1998).
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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.
allegory, history (as a genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Member of
Creation date: 1994-02-08; Last modified date: 2022-04-07

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