Abraham van den Tempel

painter, draftsman
North Netherlandish
Leeuwarden 1622/1623
ca. 1622-1623; Vogelaar 1999 gives 1622, which is more plausible: when he registers at the University on 7 February 1653 he alleged to be 30 years of age
Amsterdam 1672-10-04
buried on 8 October 1672
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son of Lambert Jacobsz. (c. 1595-1636) and Aechje Tonisdr.; married to Catharina Pietersdr van Hoogemade on 22 March 1648 in Leiden
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  • Leeuwarden 1636
    probably left for Amsterdam after the death of his father in 1636
  • Amsterdam 1636 - 1647
    lived on the Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal
  • Leiden 1647 - 1660
    He settled there on the Hogewoerd as 'laeckendrapier' [worker in the woollen cloth business]; there he married Catharina Pietersdr van Hoogmade on March 23, 1647; he was on 10 March 1648 one of the founders of the Leiden Saint Luke Guild; he enrolled on 7-2-1653 as a student in mathematics at the University; and was in 1657 and 1658 chief and 1659 dean of the Guild
  • Amsterdam 1660 - 1672
    He received great consignments here (documented). He was in 1672, together with Johannes Vermeer, arbiter in a case between Gerard van Uylenburgh and the Elector of Brandenburg.
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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, animal painting (genre)
oil paint
Voor gedateerde werken zie: Portretten II, Leiden
Creation date: 1992-01-26; Last modified date: 2021-07-18


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