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VH
Qualifications
painter, court painter
Nationality/school
South Netherlandish, German, Polish
German, possibly Polish (Thieme / Becker); despite his German sounding name probably of Flemish origin (Klessmann 2003)
Born
1596/1616
in Elbing? (Thieme / Becker); before 1616 (in 1634 established as a painter, then probably at least 18 years old)
Deceased
1652/1656
robably died after 1652 and before 1656 (Klessmann 2003)
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this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
presumably the son or grandson of Frederik Hendricksz. Vroom (Saur 1992-)
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1634 - 1652
got permission in 1634 to establish himself as an artist in Elbing; dated works known from 1641 to 1649; assignments still possible in 1652 (Klessmann 2003)
Active in
  • Zuidelijke Nederlanden (historische regio)
    probably of Flemish origin(Klessmann 2003)
  • Elbląg (Polen) 1634 - 1652
    got permission in 1634 to establish himself as an artist in Elbing (Elblag) (Klessmann 2003)
  • Duitsland 1642 - 1652
    Elbing (Elblag), Frauenburg (Fromborg) and Braunsberg (Oost-Pruissen) (Thieme/Becker);among others commissions from the Jesuit College in Braunsberg (Braniewo) and probably also by King John II Casimir of Poland in 1652 (Klessmann 2003)
active in
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.
cavalry battle, battle, Christian religious scene, history (as a genre), vedute
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1994-04-14; Modification on: 2019-01-14

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