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Michael Sweerts

Qualifications
painter, draftsman, print artist
Nationality/school
South Netherlandish
Born
Brussels 1618-09/1618-09-29
baptized 29 September 1618 in the (Roman Catholic) church St. Nicolaas
Deceased
Goa (India) 1664
Jansen/Sutton/Bicker 2002, p. 33
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Biographical information
Education
Accademia di San Luca (Rome)
appears in the minutes of 1646-10 (Noack 1927)
Active in
  • Brussel
  • Rome 1646 - 1652-03
    listed in the registers of Sta. Maria del Popolo, Rome from 1646 to 1651; according to Jansen/Sutton/Bicker 2002 possibly even until 1655 in Rome, but certainly until March 1652; Via Margutta (Noack 1927)
  • Brussel 1654-11-14 - 1656
    after July 14, 1654 (Jansen/Sutton/Bicker 2002, p. 34), but certainly in Brussels on July 19, 1655, when he was godfather at the baptism of a child of his sister (Jansen/Sutton, p. 31); still in Brussels in 1656 according to the document of 28 February 1656 (Jansen/Sutton/Bicker 2002, p. 31)
  • Amsterdam 1658 - 1661-07
    possibly already in 1658, certainly in July 1661 (Jansen/Sutton/Bicker 2002, p. 32)
  • Marseille 1661-12
    Jansen/Sutton/Bicker 2002, p. 33
  • Aleppo (Syrië) 1662-01-26 - 1662-04-18
    left for Palestine in January 1662 (Jansen/Sutton/Bicker 2002, p. 33); according to Mandrella 2017 he went from Marseille to Alexandrette January 2, 1662 and arrived in Alep, Syria, January 26, 1662, from where he left April 18, 1662 to travel through the Syrian desert and Persia
  • Shiraz
  • Isfahan 1662
  • Goa (India) 1664
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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, genre, inn scene, history (as a genre), italianate, orientalism, portrait, child portrait
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-02-07; Modification on: 2019-12-10

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