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painter, court painter, glass painter, copyist, draftsperson
according to (van Gool 1751) he copied Cigoli's 'Stoning of St. Stephen' in Florence, which took him 10 weeks
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish (school)
Born
Groningen (city) 1702-10-11
Deceased
1750-07-14
According to Van Gool 1751 he died at the age of 46 in Groningen; registrered in the Grote kerk of Breda: died at 14-07-1750 and buried on 17-07-1750
Family relationships
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broher of Lambertus Antiquus
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Biographical information
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  • Gröningen (Saksen-Anhalt) 1702 - 1723
    first studied with the glass painter Gerard van der Veen, then with 'Benheimein'(?) and Jan Abel Wassenbergh (van Gool 1751)
  • Amsterdam (stad)
    traveled through Amsterdam and Rouen to Paris
  • Rouen
  • Parijs 1725
    c. 1725, returned because lack of funds (van Gool 1751)
  • Amsterdam (stad)
    worked with Gerrit van Gimnich
  • Genua
    traveled with his brother of to Italy, over to Gernua, Pisa an Florence (Van Gool 1751)
  • Pisa
  • Florence 1726 - 1732
    c. 1726-1732 in the service of the grandduke; during these years he made four trips to Rome, wheer he met with pope Benedeictus XIII, who gave him many introductions to famous painters (Van Gool 1751)
  • Rome 1732 - 1737
    c. 1732-1737 he traveled to Rome and other places
  • Napels
    here he met Solimena (Van Gool 1751)
  • Florence 1737
    when he returned to Florence, he learned of the death of the last grandduke from the house of Medici: the he travelled on to Bologna (Van Gool 1751)
  • Bologna
  • Venetië
  • Padua
  • Mantua
  • Milaan
  • Turijn
    worked here three months for general Schuilenburg (Van Gool 1751)
  • Savoye (hist. regio)
    after leaving Turi, he returned hoeme y way of Savoy and France, finding a ship homeward bound in Rouen (Van Gool 1751)
  • Rouen
    painted several merchants in the city, after which he decided not to go to England, but instead to go home by way of Amsterdam to Groningen (Van Gool 1751)
  • Groningen (stad) 1738
    had returned in the Netherlands before 1738
  • Breda (plaats) 1739 - 1744
    c. 1739-1744 in the service of stadholder Willem Hendrik Karel Friso in Breda (Van Gool 1751)
  • Gröningen (Saksen-Anhalt) 1747
    several important assignments (Van Gool 1751)
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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, history (genre), architecture (genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-11-20; Last modified date: 2022-01-04

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