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Abraham Staphorst

Qualifications
painter
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Edam (Edam-Volendam) 1638
ca. 1638
Deceased
1690/1696
before 1690 (Bredius 1938); died 1696 (Thieme/Becker 1937); Dordrecht 1696 (Waterhouse 1988)
Family relationships
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son of the minister and parson Casparus Staphorst (1694/5-1679) from Edam and Maria Kleuters/Keuvens (c.1603/1653); brother of Niccolaes, Samuel Staphorst, Anna and Elisabeth Staphorst (Genaologie Staphorst online); married in 1669 (?) to Hellen Morallo.
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Edam-Volendam
  • Dordrecht
    was trained in Dordrecht, where his family lived since 1643
  • Italië 1653 - 1656
    went as a 16-year-old to Italy and styed there for 51/2 year (Von Wurzbach 1910; Bredius 1938)
  • Utrecht (stad) 1658
    Bredius 1938
  • Londen (Engeland) 1658 - 1661
    documented in November 1658 and February 1659 (Bredius 1938); painted half a dozen portraits for the Duke of Bedford in 1660/1661 (Waterhouse 1988)
  • Dordrecht 1662
    Bredius 1938
  • Dordrecht 1665 - 1666
    On his return a lengthy law-suit arose between father and son concerning the morther's inheritance (Buijsen/Dumas et al. 1993).
  • Den Haag 1666 - 1667
    recorded in The Hague in 1666 and 1667 (Bredius 1938)
  • Amsterdam 1667
    Thieme/Becker 1937
  • Norwich (Norfolk) 1671
    Thieme/Becker 1937; Bredius 1938
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Subjects
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portrait
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-01-26; Last modified date: 2022-05-02

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