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Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Amsterdam 1695-12/1695-12-19
christened on 19 December 1695 (Thieme/Becker, Staring) and Ecartico; christened on 12 February 1696 (Waller, Scheen)
Deceased
Amsterdam 1754-11-12
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Christiaan de Wit (1653-?) and Anna Slootmans (1660-?); he was married on 2 November 1724 in Amsterdam with Cornelia Eleonora van Neck (1704-1752)
See also
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This artist sometimes worked in a very related style.
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Amsterdam 1708
    pupil of Albert van Spiers 1708
  • Antwerpen 1709-09-18 - 1714-09-18
    apprentice in the Guild of St. Luke, Antwerp between 18 September 1709 and 18 September 1710; master between 18 September 1713 and 18 September 1714 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
  • Amsterdam 1716 - 1754
Teacher at academy/university
Stadstekenacademie (Amsterdam)
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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, history (as a genre), Christian religious scene, portrait, flower piece
From the catalogue of his estate sale on 10 March 1755 in Amsterdam, it appears that De Wit painted a copy of a vase with flowers by Jan van Huijsum.
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-02-01; Modification on: 2019-10-22

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