Carel de Vogelaer

painter, draftsman
North Netherlandish
Maastricht 1653
Rome 1695-08-08
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Son of the painter Pieter de Vogelaer and Josina Tomree: three of their sons, including Carel, became painters (Primarosa 2012, p. 86-87, notes 15 and 32). When Carel died in Rome, his sister Elisabeth was present: she became his sole heir (Primarosa 2012, p. 21).
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painted additions in the work of Carlo Maratti (Von Wurzbach 1910, p. 809)
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  • Maastricht 1669
    Probably received his first schooling from his father, together with three brothers, all of whom are registered in the Maastricht guild; he left Maastricht after 1668-1669, never to return (Primarosa 2012, p. 14-15, 86, note 15).
  • Parijs 1673 - 1674
    stayed in Paris on his way to Italy, probably with Jean-Michel Picart, according to Pascoli 1736 (Primarosa 2012, p. 16)
  • Lyon 1674
    stayed on the way to Italy in Paris and Lyon, according to Pascoli 1736 (Primarosa 2012, p. 16)
  • Rome 1674 - 1695
    from c. 1671 (Bodart 1970); his stay in Rome is recorded no earlier than 1675, when he joined the 'Bent' as "Distelblom" (Primarosa 2012, p. 17); his first fixed address in Rome was since Easter 1684 in the via Margutta where he lived together with Anthoni Schoonjans. Also a certain 'Baldassare fiammingo' is mentioned there. He then moved to the Strada Paolina 1685/86 (Primarosa 2012, p. 17-18). According to Hoogewerff 1952 he was in Rome from 1675 onwards.
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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.
flower piece, game piece (still life), fruit piece, still life
signed works are rare and currently no examples of his fruit and hunting still lifes known; some good examples of flower still-lifes have appeared on the art market (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 209)
oil paint
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Creation date: 1992-02-01; Last modified date: 2022-05-17


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