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Qualifications
painter, draftsman, decorative painter (of interiors), court painter
painted for the court in Gottorf
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Uithoorn 1647-11-11
Houbrkaen 1721, p. 224
Deceased
Amsterdam 1717-08/1717-08-25
buried 25 August 1717
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
Son of the watchmaker Cornelis Voorhout (died before 1671); his brother Cornelis Voorhout II (c. 1643-after 1685) was also a watchmaker. He married c. 1670 to Margaretha Vos (died in Amsterdam 1723). The couple had two children, Johannes Voorhout II (c. 1676-1750 and Cornelia (1689/90-1756).
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).
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Gouda 1662 - 1664
    from c. 1662 pupil of Constantijn Verhout in Gouda (Houbraken)
  • Amsterdam 1664 - 1672
    pupil of Jan van Noordt 1664-1669 (Houbraken)
  • Friedrichstadt (an der Eider) 1672
    fled in 1672 for the French invasion to Friederichstadt, where he met Jürgen Ovens
  • Gottorf
    painted for the court in Gottorf, probably decorative things (Gerson 1942/1984, p. 211)
  • Hamburg 1672 - 1675
    stayed here for three years (Houbraken)
  • Amsterdam 1675 - 1717
    became a citizen of Amsterdam in 1707
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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.
allegory, Christian religious scene, genre, portrait, history (as a genre), mythology
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-02-01; Last modified date: 2021-10-04

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