Gillis Gillisz. de Bergh

painter, draftsman, appraiser
also worked as an appraiser (Briels 1997)
North Netherlandish
Delft 1590/1610
c. 1600; c. 1613 (Stolk 2016)
Delft 1669/1669-02-21
buried 21 February 1669 (Stolk 2016)
Family relationships
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son of Gillis van den Bergh, sailmaker from Ghent, brother of Mattheus Gillisz. de Berch. Married on 17 April 1638 in Delft to Maria Moreu/Moreau (Briels 1997)
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collaboration with painters from the Croos-family can be traced in his portraits (Saur 1994)
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  • Delft 1624 - 1669
    became a member of the Guild of St. Luke in 1624, and was married on 17 April 1638: at the time he was living 'int Suyteynde', while his bride Maria Moreu lived on the Oude Delft (Briels 1997)
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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.
portrait, still life, flower piece, game piece (still life), vanitas (still life), fruit piece
painted a few portrait and figure paintings, some by candle light; a vanitas still life is reported in a 1692 The Hague inventory (Willigen/Meijer 2003)
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-11-21; Last modified date: 2020-11-07


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