Ezaias Terwesten

painter, print artist
North Netherlandish
The Hague 1661/1661-04-18
Born on 18 April `1661; according to Gran 1882 was Ezaias born on 9 March 1661, which data is mostly overlooked. Ezaias is frequently mixed up with a brother of this name, who died prematurely in c. 1651. See Colella et al. 1995, p. 38
Rome 1724/1734
Last heard of as being in Rome in 1724; some scholars see 1729 asthe most likely year of his death
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this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Jacob Terwesten,pupil of his brother Augustinus Terwesten (I)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Berlin
  • Rome 1694 - 1724
    The court in Berlin sent him in 1694 to Rome with the assignement to buy art works; he got married in Rome and stayed there for the rest of his life (Colella et al. 1995, p. 38-39).
born in
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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.
history (as a genre), still life, flower piece, genre, fruit piece, animal painting (genre)
a flower still-life, signed and dated : 'E.Terwe.../Paradiso 170.' is in possession of the ICN/Het Loo (Colella et al. 1995, p.39)
oil paint
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Entered on: 1992-01-26; Modification on: 2019-01-14


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