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Qualifications
painter, draftsman, watercolorist, pen artist, decorative painter (of interiors), court painter
worked as a court painter in the service of Elector Johann Wilhelm of the Palatine in Düsseldorf
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Amsterdam 1684-02/1684-02-24
baptized February 24, 1684
Deceased
Amsterdam 1752-12/1752-12-27
buried December 27, 1752 (Scheen 1970 and 1981); wrongly stated in Van der Willgen 1870, Thieme/Becker and other sources as died in 1759.
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
father of Jan Hendrik Troost van Groenendoelen; married to Jacoba Maria van Nickelen, daughter of Jan van Nickelen
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Amsterdam
  • Düsseldorf 1712 - 1716
    worked as a court painter for the electors of the Palatine in Düsseldorf since 1712; married Jacoba Maria van Nickelen there in 1714
  • Keulen 1716 - 1728
    furthermore alternately working in Düsseldorf, Cologne, Duisburg and Cleves (Scheen 1981)
  • Duisburg 1728 - 1731
  • Essen (Noord-Rijnland-Westfalen)
    employed by Princess von der Pfalz-Sulzbach in Essen, where he made two portraits of her after life and 6 copies after these (Thieme/Becker 1939)
  • Kleef 1733 - 1735
  • Haarlem 1735
    registered there 20 March 1735 as living at the Veerstraat
  • Amsterdam 1745 - 1752
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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.
landscape (as genre), italianate, portrait, architecture (genre), genre, figure, marine (as genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1994-04-07; Last modified date: 2020-10-28

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