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Qualifications
painter, tile painter, court painter, miniaturist painter
Wuchters became portrait painter at the Danish court in 1640. In 1673 he was appointed Royal Engraver by Christian V, under the condition that he would find sutiable engravers. Several engravers worked under his supervision.
Nationality/school
Danish, South Netherlandish, North Netherlandish
His parents came from the Northern Netherlands.
Born
Antwerp 1608-11/1608-11-28
baptized on 28 November 1608 (Eller 1971)
Deceased
Sorø 1682-05/1682-05-23
buried on 23 May 1682
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
Son of Hans Wuchters and Anna van Bel; possibly cousin of Daniël Wuchters, whom he called his 'brother'; nephew of Daniel Wuchters II; brother-in-law of Albert Haelwegh; married the widow of Karel van Mander III's son in 1679 and became warden of the latter's daughter.
See also
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Daniel Wuchters worked in his studio in Denmark.
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Zwolle 1635
    notice of marriage of 11 August 1635 to Christina Cornelis(dr) Nunts from Copenhagen, as living in Zwolle (Gemeentearchief Amsterdam, DTB 765, p.71)
  • Amsterdam 1635 - 1638
  • Kopenhagen 1638
    arrived in 1638 in Copenhagen
  • Sorø 1639
    was appointed as teacher at the Academy of Sorø by Christian IV
  • Amsterdam 1640
    Turner a.o. 1996
  • Kopenhagen 1645 - 1645-09
    painted portraits of the childeren of Christian IV
  • Glückstadt 1645
    to made portraits of Frederick III and his wife (Eller 1971, pp. 204-205)
  • Bremen 1645
  • Sorø 1645 - 1659
    active at the Academy of Sorø
  • Kopenhagen 1653 - 1659
    stayed often with his brother-in-law Haelwegh in Copenhagen
  • Göteborg 1659
    to make portraits of Carl Gustav X (king of Sweden) and Hedvig Eleonora (Turner e.a. 1996)
  • Stockholm 1660 - 1661-12
    painter at the court of queen Christina of Sweden
  • Kopenhagen 1662 - 1662-05
    Eller 1973
  • Sorø 1662-05 - 1664
    was dismissed as teacher of the Academy of Sorø in 1664 (Eller 1973)
  • Kopenhagen 1664-01 - 1682
    Eller 1971
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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.
portrait
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-02-01; Modification on: 2017-03-30

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