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draftsman, painter, art dealer (person), art agent
was art agent for Sigismund III of Poland
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish, Polish
Born
Kraków 1587
ca. 1587, probably in Krakow where his parents moved to from Leeuwarden around 1587
Deceased
Amsterdam 1661-03/1661-03-22
buried on 22 March (Lammertse/Van der Veen 2006, p. 59)
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
Son of the furniture maker Gerard Uylenburgh from Krakow; brother of the artist Rombout Uylenburgh; father of Gerrit, Isaack and Abraham; cousin of Rembrandt's wife Saskia.
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).
Performed with Lucas Luce appraisals; Rembrandt led Uylenburgh's workshop for four years.
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Polen 1600 - 1625
    c. 1600-1625
  • Krakau
    Lammertse/Van der Veen 2006, p. 13
  • Warschau
    'must also have lived in Warsaw' (Lammertse / Van der Veen 2006, p. 13)
  • Danzig (hist.)
    "Possibly he later joined his brother in Danzig" (Lammertse / Van der Veen 2006, p. 13).
  • Amsterdam 1625 - 1657
    Probably settled in 1625 in the corner house next to the current Rembrandt House in the Jodenbreestraat, formerly the art shop of Cornelis van der Voort; first documented in Amsterdam in 1626; first document concerning his activities as a trader in 1620, when he received permission for the export of paintings for the benefit of the King of Poland.
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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)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-01-31; Modification on: 2018-03-12

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