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Qualifications
painter, draftsman, decorative painter (of interiors), etcher, sculptor, staffage painter, print collector
A terracotta sculpture of a lying cow by his hand dated 1659 is now in the Louvre.
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Amsterdam 1636-11/1636-11-30
baptized November 30, 1636 (Thieme/Becker 1940). Houbraken, who was informed by his daughter, wrote that he was born in 1639.
Deceased
Amsterdam 1672-01/1672-01-21
buried January 21, 1672 (according to Houbraken 1721 at the age of 33)
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
Son of the marine painter Willem van de Velde I and Judith Adriaens van Leeuwen; brother of the marine painter Willem van de Velde II; married in Amsterdam on 5 April 1657 at the age of 21 to Maria Pieters Oude(r)ker(c)k (De Vries 1886). They had a daughter who was married to the broker Sodyn in Amsterdam (who informed Houbraken about her father and grandfather).
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).
Adriaen van de Velde was a popular staffage painter (Chong in: Sutton/Blankert 1987, p. 492); according to Houbraken for Jan Hackaert, Jan van der Heyden and Frederik de Moucheron.
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Haarlem 1657
    there he was a student of Jan Wijnants
  • Amsterdam 1657 - 1672
    signed his notice of marriage with Maria Pieters Oudekerck on April 5, 1657 in Amsterdam.
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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.
genre, history (as a genre), landscape (as genre), portrait, still life, beach scene, winter landscape, italianate, flower piece, architecture (genre), peasant genre
Medium/technique
oil paint
Archive location
archief Le Roy
Project
Gerson Digital : Germany
Creation date: 1992-01-31; Last modified date: 2021-09-30

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