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WS
Qualifications
print artist, draftsman, publisher, reproductive engraver
engraved after his own designs, but also after those of others (Joachim van Wttewael, Johannes Woudanus); captain of the civic guard of Leiden, not Delft as Houbraken 1718 mentions
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Leiden 1580-01-29
Ekkart 1979; www.mijnstambomen.nl etc., under IV.1 no. 6
Deceased
Leiden 1612-05-31
Ekkart 1979
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Isaak Nicolai Van Swanenburg, painter and burgomaster of Leiden (born 19 August 1537) and Marijtje Joosten Dedel (born Leiden, 10 March 1547); brother of Claes and Jacob van Swanenburg (www.mijnstambomen.nl etc.,)
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  • Leiden 1595 - 1612
    was captain of the civic guard of Delft (Houbraken 1718 erroneously placed him in Delft: Willem however lived his whole short life in Leiden) (Luijten et al. 1993)
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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.
portrait, architecture (genre)
Creation date: 1992-01-26; Last modified date: 2020-06-02

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