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Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Haarlem 1632
probably in Haarlem; on 12 December 1660 Jan Wijnants stated to be 28 years of age
Deceased
Amsterdam 1684-01/1684-01-23
buried on 23 January 1684
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Eldest son of the roman-catholic art dealer Jan Wijnants I and his first (unknown) wide; his second wife was Maria Jansdr van Stralen, widow of Jaspersz van Heemskerck. As a consequence the painter Egbert Jaspersz van Heemskerck I became his step brother; on 12 December 1660 in Amsterdam banns of marriage to Catharina van der Veer from Runstraat (De Vries 1886).
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Wouwerman painted staffage in a few pictures by Wijnants
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Haarlem 1647 - 1660
    active since the end of the 1640s
  • Rotterdam 1653
    According to a notarial deed of 25 Augustus 1653 Wijnants was at that moment in Rotterdam, where a Maria Wijnants lived (born in 1601 in Heemstede), possibly his aunt
  • Amsterdam 1660 - 1684
    since the spring of 1660 (on 20 April Wijnants rented a room and on 28 he moved there) until his death
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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.
forest landscape, italianate, landscape (as genre), winter landscape, animal painting (genre), architecture (genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Comment
zoon van Jan Wijnants, kunsthandelaar te Haarlem
Entered on: 1992-02-01; Modification on: 2017-11-02

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