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Nationality/school
South Netherlandish
Born
Brugge 1546/1550
born c.1548; moved with his parents in 1558 to Florence (Volk-Knütttel 2010, p. 16)
Deceased
München 1628-03
Volk-Knütttel 2010
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son of tapestry maker Peter Elias de Witte
See also
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1569 - 1628
ca. 1569-1628
Active in
  • Florence 1569 - 1582
    First mentioned in 1569 in an archival document concerning the payment of a fresco (Volk-Knütttel 2010, p. 16); first mentioned in 1576 as a member of the 'Accademia del Disegno' (idem)
  • Rome 1582 - 1583
    Volk-Knütttel 2010, p. 16
  • Florence 1583 - 1586
    Volk-Knütttel 2010, p. 16
  • München 1586-06 - 1628
    June 1586-1595 working as court painter for the Bavarian Court; after 1595 he only worked on assignements for the said Court; in July 1602 he was again taking into full service as court painter (Volk-Knütttel 2010, p. 16-19)
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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.
history (as a genre), portrait, mythology, allegory
Medium/technique
oil paint, fresco (technique)
Entered on: 1992-02-01; Modification on: 2017-08-10

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