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Matthias Withoos

Qualifications
painter, draftsman, appraiser
was together with Jacobus van Campen and Paulus Bor appraiser of the Arundel Collection in Amersfoort in 1655 (Weijtens 1971)
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Amersfoort 1627
c. 1627
Deceased
Hoorn (Noord-Holland) 1703
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this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
father of Pieter, Johannes, Aleid, Maria and Frans Withoos
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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.
italianate, cityscape, still life, landscape (as genre), flower piece, forest still life, game piece (still life), vanitas, still life, portrait, fish piece
hunting still lives in Bourg-en-Bresse and Paris and a signed and dated 1667 hunting still life in a sale of Le Raincy on 29 January 1995; a hunting still life in a landscape auctioned at Christie's on 5 June 1936; his early still lifes with plants show kinship with Marseus van Schrieck; by the time he moved to Hoorn he had developed a mature varied style of Italianizing landscapes at sunset with a colourful background to park-like environments with still lifes of plants in the foreground; Withoos developed his own variation on the vanitas still life by placing symbols of transience in an Italian park environment; a fish still life in Hoorn (Van der Willigen / Meijer 2003, p. 222)visstilleven in Hoorn (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 222)
Medium/technique
oil paint
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Entered on: 1992-02-01; Modification on: 2018-04-08

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