Adam Willaerts

painter, draftsman
North Netherlandish
London (England) 1577-07/1577-07-21
according to the register of birth of Austin Friars, London, baptized on 21 July 1577 (Nelemans 1999)
Utrecht 1664-04-04
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father of Cornelis, Abraham and Isaac Willaerts
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Period of activity
1602 - 1664
As of 1602 officially known to have worked in Utrecht (depictions on the organ shutters in Utrecht Minster) , but probably already active before 1602
Active in
  • Leiden 1585
  • Utrecht 1664
  • Amsterdam 1589
  • Utrecht 1597 - 1664
    Received together with Salomon Vredeman de Vries the assignement for the depictions on the organ shutters in Utrecht Minster; in 1611 co-founder of Saint Luke's Guild
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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.
landscape (as genre), marine (as genre), beach scene, portrait, architecture (genre)
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-02-01; Modification on: 2018-03-13


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