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Adriaen de Vries

draftsman, sculptor, court artist
court artist of Maximilian I Elector of Bavaria and Charles Emanuel of Savoy
North Netherlandish
The Hague 1556
c. 1556
Prague 1626-05/1626-05-15
buried 5 May 1626
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son of Pieter Willemsz de Vries (died 1594)
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  • Den Haag 1545 - 1574
    born c. 1545; nothing is known of his days here, nor under who he studied
  • Delft 1574
    In 1574, the family left The Hague to escape the Spanish occupation. Adriaen had by now left his own family. When he left for Italy is however unknown
  • Florence 1588
    pupil of Giovanni da Bologna, working at the Medici court (Scholten et al. 1998)
  • Turijn 1588
    appointed court sculptor for Charles Emanuel, Duke of Savoy: the duration of his stay in Turin is unknown (Luijten et al. 1993)
  • Milaan 1586 - 1588
    worked there as assistant of Pompeo Leoni (Scholten et al. 1998, p. 46-51)
  • Turijn 1588 - 1589
    worked there as court artist of `Carlo Emmanuele, Duke of Savoy (Scholten et al. 1998, p. 50)
  • Milaan 1589
    De Vries traveled to Prague by way of Milan, through the Brenner Pass to Innsbruck, and further by boat along the Inn eastwards to Linz, to Budweis, to Prague (Scholten 2007, p. 232).
  • Brennerpas
  • Innsbruck 1589
  • Linz (Oostenrijk) 1589
  • Ceské Budejovice 1589
  • Praag 1589 - 1594
    at the court of Emperor Rudolf II
  • Rome 1595 - 1596
  • Augsburg 1596 - 1602
    c. 1596-1602
  • Praag 1602 - 1626
    c. 1602-1626
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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.
allegory, figure, history (as a genre), mythology, nude figure, portrait
Creation date: 1994-05-26; Last modified date: 2020-10-28


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