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Jan van Kessel (1641-1680)

Qualifications
painter, draftsman
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Amsterdam 1641-02/1641-09-22
baptised on 22 September 1641
Deceased
Amsterdam 1680-12/1680-12-24
buried on 24 December 1680
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He is not to be confused with another Jan (Thomas) van Kessel (1626–79), who was from Antwerp, and who was a painter of flowers and fruit. Son of the framemaker Thomas Jacobsz. van Kessel.
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1661 - 1680
His earliest known dated works are from 1661, but his sketchbook in the Fondation Custodia probably dates from c. 1659-1660 (Giltaij 2007-2008, p. 88).
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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), cityscape, winter landscape, italianate, beach scene, architecture (genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1994-01-13; Modification on: 2017-05-13

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