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Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Amsterdam 1675-02-17
Deceased
Amsterdam 1721-01/1721-02-01
buried on 1 February 1721 in the Westerkerk
Family relationships
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married to Margareta Cleynman (buried 15 December 1729)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Amsterdam
  • Nijmegen
  • Frankfurt am Main 1695 - 1696
  • Neurenberg 1696
  • Augsburg 1696
    worked here for Baron Knobel von Katzenellenbogen, later Bishop of Eichstätt, stayed here for six months (Van Gool 1951-1751, p. 480)
  • Eichstätt (Bayern)
  • Wenen 1698 - 1701
    In Vienna Valkenburg sold six paintings to Johann Adam Andreas 3rd Prince of Liechtenstein, a comissioned series of four of a specific size (c. 136 x 181) and two more. Furthermore, he sold five paintings to Ferdinand Bonaventura - Graf von Harrach (R. van Leeuwen, January 2018). From Vienna Valkenburg intended to travel to Italy, but changed his mind and returned home.
  • Amsterdam 1701 - 1706
    He became a citizen of Amsterdam in March 1703 and painted for king-stadholder William III at palace Het Loo, Apeldoorn (Wurzbach 1910).
  • Suriname 1706 - 1707
    He was employed in Suriname by the planter Jonas Witsen, a citizen of Amsterdam as 'boekhouder of schryver en Const-schilder [...] om soo de Plantagien alle drie naer 't Leven als andere raare Vogels en gewasen te kunnen uytschilderen' (accountant, clerk and painter [...] to paint the testate based on first hand view, just like the rare birds and plants).
  • Amsterdam 1707 - 1721
    He left early for Amsterdam due to bad health, probably with the 1707 convoy in the autumn and remained there during his last years, mainly painting portraits.
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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.
game piece (still life), landscape (as genre), portrait, still life, architecture (genre), genre, bird scene, fruit piece, flower piece
A fruit still-life in the manner of J.B. Weenix was with Christie's Amsterdam on 11 November 1996; a flower still-life on a square format is mentioned in his inventory after his death (Van der Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 201)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-01-31; Last modified date: 2020-10-28

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