Jan Boeckhorst

painter, draftsman
South Netherlandish
Münster (Germany) 1604/1605
According to Van Lerius 1880, p. 51 Boeckhorst himself stated 1605 and Münster as his birthplace in his will from 10 September 1639 and said at that time that he was 34 years old at that time; Galen 2012: c.1603-1605, Rees or (more likely) Münster.
Antwerp 1668-04-21
Van Lerius 1880 states that Boeckhorst's death-duties were paid between 18 September 1667 and 18 September 1668 (p. 64); buried in the St. Jacobuskerk.
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son of Heinrich Bockhorst and Catharina Helskamp
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In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
Jan Baptist de Vos and Gaspar Thielens were the executors of Boeckhorst's will. See under J.B. de Vos for references to archives (Duverger 1984-2004)
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  • Antwerpen 1626 - 1635
    free master in the Guild of St. Luke, Antwerp between 18 September 1633 and 18 September 1634 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
  • Italië 1635 - 1637
    Van Lerius 1880-1881, p. 58; Duverger 1989, p. 278; Galen 2012, p. 17
  • Antwerpen 1637 - 1639
  • Rome 1639 - 1640
    left on 19 September 1639 (Van Lerius 1880-1881, p. 58 and Duverger 1989, p. 278); Galen 2012, p. 18: possibly till 1649 in Italy
  • Antwerpen 1640 - 1668
    worked on the Pompa Introïtus (1635) as well as on the Torre de la Parada with Rubens et al.
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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.
genre, history (as a genre), portrait
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-11-21; Last modified date: 2020-09-21


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