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Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
The Hague 1670-02-23
Deceased
The Hague 1757-06-11
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
father of Augustinus Terwesten II and Pieter Terwesten; brother of Augustinus Terwesten I
See also
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Den Haag 1685 - 1695
  • Berlijn 1695 - 1696
    to visit his brother; his mother and sisters lived there too; went from Berlin to Rome (Wansink 1995, p. 39-40)
  • Leipzig 1696
  • Neurenberg 1696
  • Augsburg 1696
    To his regret no family members were still living in Augsburg (Wansink 1995, p. 40)
  • Florence 1696
  • Siena 1696
  • Rome 1696 - 1697
    member of the Bentvueghles, named Aquila (Eagle); according to Van Gool he stayed one year in Rome, according to the biography of Peter Terwesten almost three years (Wansink 1995, p. 40)
  • Bologna 1697
    traveled back to Berlin because of his mother's illness, through Bologna, Venice and Vienna
  • Venetië 1697
  • Wenen 1697
    according to Van Gool he met Schoonjans here
  • Berlijn 1697
    painting in Braunschweig is inscribed '1697 Berlin'
  • Hannover 1699
    Gerson 1942/1983, p. 256; no mention of a stay in Hannover in Wansink 1995
  • Den Haag 1699-06-12 - 1710-04
    Wansink 1995, p. 42
  • Berlijn 1710-04 - 1710
    traveled to Berlin in April 1710; was appointed court painter and professor the Royal Academy by the king; returned before the end of the year
  • Den Haag 1710 - 1757
    married Thedora van Rheenen late 1710 in The Hague
Teacher at academy/university
Tekenacademie (Den Haag 1682-)
one of the founding members in The Hague (Scheen 1981)
Königliche Akademie der Künste (Berlijn)
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active in
died in
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, figure, history (as a genre), mythology, portrait, architecture (genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint
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Entered on: 1992-01-26; Modification on: 2018-10-21

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