Caspar van Wittel

print artist, painter, draftsman
North Netherlandish
Amersfoort 1652/1656
his tombstone in Rome states that he died at the age of 83 and came from Utrecht; according to the biography of his son Luigi he was born in July 1656
Rome 1736-09-13
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  • Amersfoort
  • Hoorn (Noord-Holland) 1672 - 1673
  • Rome 1674 - 1694
    in January 1675 certainly present in Rome (probably already in 1674)
  • Italië 1694 - 1710
    c. ; among other cities in Florence, Bologna, Ferrara, Venice, Milan, Piacenza, Rome (married there in 1697), Naples (1699)
  • Rome 1711 - 1736
  • Urbino 1718
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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.
italianate, landscape (as genre), architecture (genre)
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-02-07; Modification on: 2018-04-08


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