Lieve Verschuier

carver, painter, draftsman
In his 1652 testament he called himself a sculptor ('beeldsnijder').
North Netherlandish
Rotterdam 1627-10/1627-10-17
baptized 17 October 1627 (Giltaij 2002: Rotterdam, Baptismal Record of the Lutheran Church); c. 1634 (Schadee 1994). According to Bredius 1890, one of the two brothers is 36 years old in 1670.
Rotterdam 1686-12/1686-12-17
buried on December 17, 1686
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son of Pieter Verschuier, sculptor; brother of painter Aelbrecht Verschuier; married to Catharina Lambrechts Akershoek (died 1666) on 10 September 1656 in Rotterdam
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  • Amsterdam 1651 - 1652
    according to a deed dated March 13, 1652, he lived the year before in Amsterdam (Schadee 1994); possibly there apprenticed to Simon de Vlieger?
  • Rotterdam 1652
  • Rome 1652 - 1656
    Houbraken 1718-1721
  • Hillegersberg (Rotterdam) 1656 - 1667
    In 1656 he lived in the Bierstraat in Hilligersberg and got married there (Schadee 1994).
  • Rotterdam 1667 - 1686
    In 1667 he bought a house on the Maas (Boompjes); appointed as sculptor and painter of the Admiralty in 1674; elected captain of the guild in 1678; in 1683 he made his will.
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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.
architecture (genre), church interior, marine (as genre), beach scene, landscape (as genre), italianate
wood, oil paint
Creation date: 1992-01-31; Last modified date: 2020-06-02


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