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Qualifications
print artist, painter, draftsman
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish, British
Born
Amsterdam 1645/1652
according to Obreen, he was 48 years old in 1700, so he must have been born in 1651/52; according to Walpole in 1718, he was 72, from which follows a birth year in 1645/46; according to Houbraken, he was born in 1656
Deceased
London (England) 1718-01-01/1718-03-25
before 25 March 1718 (Saur 2009)
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
father of Robert Griffier; father of Jan Griffier II (according to Chr. Foley in Turner et al. 1996, Jan Griffier I was the grandfather of Jan Griffier II). Married al least three times: 1674 to Jane Gilborthorp, 1687 to Anne Brookes and later to Mary Jones (Saur 2009; Ecartico)
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
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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.
animal painting (genre), italianate, landscape (as genre), river landscape, winter landscape, game piece (still life), architecture (genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1991-12-15; Modification on: 2017-08-23

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