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court painter, painter, draftsman, reproductive printmaker
court painter and servant of Christina of Sweden from 1647
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Delft 1621-05-25
Deceased
The Hague 1656-12-20
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son of David Beck I
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  • Londen (Engeland) 1641
    pupil and assistent of Anthony van Dyck in London (Hoogewerff 1952)
  • Stockholm 1647 - 1653
    from c. 1647 till c. 1653 courtpainter of Christina of Sweden (Hoogewerff 1952)
  • Duitsland 1647 - 1653
    as a courtpainter of Christina of Sweden, he was sent to German courts to paint portraits of rulers and prensent Christina's portrait (Gerson 1942/1983, p. 207, cited from Houbraken)
  • Rome 1653
    part of the 'Bentvueghels' from 1653 on (Hoogewerff 1952, p. 107)
  • Noordelijke Nederlanden (historische regio) 1653 - 1656
  • Parijs 1656
    accompanied Christina of Sweden in 1656 Christina van Zweden on her trip to France; was dismissed and returned to the Netherlands (Saur 1994)
  • Den Haag 1656
    died there, probably by poisoning (Saur 1994)
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portrait
Medium/technique
oil paint
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Entered on: 1991-11-21; Modification on: 2017-05-04

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