Leendert van Beke

painter, poet, art collector
president of the water-board in Delft (Willigen/Meijer 2003)
North Netherlandish
Dirksland 1660-05/1660-05-23
baptized 23 May 1660 in Dircksland (email L. Vermeuleen, 29 April 2016)
died ca. 1707-10-08, buried 1707-10-13 (Willigen/Meijer 2003)
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this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Daniel van Beke and Sara Leenderts Ongeraen; brother of Daniel van Beke (Willigen/Meijer 2003)
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Period of activity
dated work known from 1689 (Hofstede de Groot-fiche)
Active in
  • Delft
    president of the water-board in the Gemeenlandshuis in Delft (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 34)
born in
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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.
flower piece
Only known flower painting, signed and dated 'L.VAN BEKE.1689', auctioned at Sotheby's New York, 14 Jan. 1994, is probably identical with the painting that C. Hofstede de Groot saw a century prior to that auction. The composition is reminiscent of Abraham van Beijeren's fl;oral still lifes. (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 34)
oil paint
Creation date: 1996-08-26; Last modified date: 2017-04-20


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