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painter, draftsman, trader, government employee
he dealt in flax; van Mander 1604 regretted this very much, as it kept him from painting
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Utrecht (city) 1566
Deceased
Utrecht (city) 1638-08-01
Family relationships
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son of Anthoni Jansz Wtewael (died 1600) and Anthonia van Schayck (died 1593); grandson of Joachim Adriaenss. (van Schuyk); married to Christina van Halen (1568-1629) daughter of a shoemaker, father of Peter Wtewael (1596-1660), Johan (1598-1652) and Antonetta Wtewael (1603-1655)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Utrecht (stad)
  • Padua 1586 - 1588
  • Saint-Malo (Bretagne) 1588 - 1590
    c. 1588-1590
  • Fontainebleau 1590
    went to other places in France, possibly also to Fontainebleau
  • Utrecht (stad) 1590 - 1638-08-01
    1592 master in the guild (Muller 1880); in 1596 he bought Oudegracht (nowadays no. 58), where they were still living in 1621 and probably later, although Joachim owned several houses on this canal. In 1602 he and his brother Johan were among the first shareholders of the VOC (for 900 guilders each). In 1610 he became a member of the city council after a coup against the reigning faction of Prince Maurits: three months later he was ousted again; in 1618 he, his brother and Paulus Moreelse became members for life on appointment of prince Maurits; in the 1620's he held several posts in church organizations, mostly reserved for the higher echelons; in 1632, after the death of his brother Johan as burgomaster, Joachim became city councilor again by appointment of prince Frederik Hendrik; as his health was steadily deteriorating he reseigned, giving his appointment with princely consent to his son Peter (Luijten et al. 1993)
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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, Christian religious scene, still life
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-02-07; Last modified date: 2020-06-02

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