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VG
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Leiden 1596-01-13
Houbraken 1718, p. 170
Deceased
The Hague 1656-04-27
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Joseph Jansz van Goyen and Geertgen Dircksdr van Eck; married in Leiden on 5 August 1618 to Annetje Willemsdr. van Raelst (died 1672); father of Margaretha van Goyen (1624-1669, married 1649 to Jan Steen) and Maria van Goyen (1626-1662, married 1649 to Jacob de Gryef)
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1620 - 1656
earliest known work from 1620
Active in
  • Leiden
  • Hoorn (Noord-Holland)
    was here an apprentice of Willem Gerritsz
  • Leiden 1610 - 1615
    c.
  • Frankrijk 1615 - 1616
    study trip (Houbraken 1718)
  • Haarlem 1617
    was here an apprentice of Esaias van de Velde for a year (Houbraken 1718)
  • Leiden 1618 - 1631
    married in 1618
  • Den Haag 1631 - 1634
    According to Houbraken, he moved to The Hague in 1631.
  • Haarlem 1634
  • Den Haag 1635 - 1656
  • Kleef 1650 - 1653
    traveled along the Rhine, c. 1650-1651 and in 1653
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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.
landscape (as genre), marine (as genre), river landscape, cityscape, beach scene, winter landscape, architecture (genre), peasant genre
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-12-15; Last modified date: 2021-06-14

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