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Qualifications
painter, draftsman, fresco painter
Nationality/school
Italian, North Netherlandish
Born
Amsterdam 1505/1525
c. 1515
Deceased
Venice 1591
The place and date of his death are uncertain. On a mount of a drawing in Copenhagen (Konstakademien, inv. Portf. 7:25) it says in an old handwriting: 'mort en 1599'
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
father of Frederik Sustris
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1525 - 1591
Active in
  • Rome 1530 - 1536
    c. 1530 he went to Rome. 1536 he probably worked together with Herman Posthumus and Maerten van Heemskerck (also two former pupils/assistents of Jan van Scorel) at the decorations for the festive entry of Charles V in Rome, under the guidance of Francesco Salviati.
  • Venetië 1536 - 1548
    He went to Venice in the second half of the 1530s, where he was probably active in the Studio of Titian
  • Padua 1540 - 1543
    c. 1540 he went to Padua, where he decorated palazzi and villa's
  • Augsburg 1548
    From 1548 onwards he was in Augsburg, probably in the company of Titian. He became court painter of the Emperor Charles V
  • Padua
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active in
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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, Christian religious scene, history (as a genre), portrait
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-02-07; Modification on: 2018-01-19

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