Simon Peter Tilman

painter, court painter
German, North Netherlandish
Lemgo 1601-07-23
Bremen 1668-10-15/1668-12-31
Beutin 1950
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Son of Johann Tilemann (died 1618), painter at the court of Lippe (travelled several times to the Netherlands as art agent) and Margareta Borggrefings (died 1614). Before 23 Augsust 1632 he married Clara Gandorp (died 1645) in Bremen. His second marriage was to Barbara de Herlin, whom he married in Bremen on 23 February 1647. Father of the paintress Clara Tilman (1648-1698).
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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.
genre, history (as a genre), portrait, Christian religious scene, fruit piece, flower piece
mostly known for his portraits (Bremen) and genre scenes (Kassel); by Houbraken praised for his floral still lifes; a fruit still life auctioned in Cologne on Nov 5. 1936, according to Gerson in the style of De Heem; a fruit still life in the Utrecht style of Ambrose (II) Bosschaert is signed and dated 1638 was in an English collection where it was first documented in 1659 and appeared at a Christie's sale on 16 May. 1980; a 'vruchten naar Tillman' is mentioned in inventory Jacob Marrel in 1649 (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 196)
oil paint
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Creation date: 1992-01-26; Last modified date: 2021-06-05


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