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Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Amsterdam 1643-12/1643-12-06
baptized 6 December 1643 in Amsterdam
Deceased
Berlin 1691/1691-08-12
died before 12 August 1691: his widow was allocated 400 Thaler on that date for handing over the original portraits of the electoral familly (Seidel 1890).
Family relationships
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son of the linnen merchant Jean Vaillant (1597-1675) and Claire Bouchout (c. 16160-after 1672) ; half-brother of Wallerant, Jean Vaillant II and Catherine Vaillant; brother of Bartholmeus, Florence (born c. 1635) Bernard, Clara (born 1647), Agnes (born 1647), MArie (born 1649), Magfaleine (born 1652) and Andries Vaillant ; married to the sister (?) of Cornelis Ryckwaert
See also
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Amsterdam
  • Parijs 1663
  • Rome 1664 - 1666
    joined the Bentvueghels society under the name of "Leewerik" (Houbraken 1719)
  • Amsterdam 1666 - 1670
  • Rotterdam 1666 - 1670
    c. 1666-1670 (Hollstein et al. 1949-2010)
  • Den Haag 1670 - 1672
    joined the Confrerie Pictura in 1670 (Terwesten 1776; Obreen 1877-1890)
  • Berlijn 1672 - 1682
    active as a court painter to Friedrich Wilhelm, Elector of Brandenburg. He was called to Berlin by mediation of the Brandenburg envoy in The Hague (Seidel 1890).
  • Hannover 1682
    was sent from Berlin to Hannover in 1682 to paint some portraits (Seidel 1890; Gerson 1942/1983, p. 256)
  • Berlijn
  • Wenen
    was sent to Vienna to paint the Emperor, for which he was rewarded with a golden chain (Houbraken 1719)
  • Berlijn 1685 - 1691
    On 23 January 1685 he was assigned to accept the black servant of the electress, Friedrich von Cussé, as his pupil for three year on an annual salary of 100 Thaler (Seidel 1890).
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history (as a genre), portrait
Medium/technique
oil paint
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Creation date: 1992-01-31; Last modified date: 2020-07-20

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