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Qualifications
print artist, painter, draftsman, decorative painter (of interiors), sculptor, staffage painter
a terracotta sculpture of a laying cown by his hand dated 1659 is now in the Louvre
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Amsterdam 1636-11/1636-11-30
baptized November 30, 1636
Deceased
Amsterdam 1672/1672-01-21
buried January 21, 1672 (De Vries 1886)
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
Son of the marine painter Willem van de Velde I, brother of the marine painter Willem van de Velde II. Signed his notice of marriage with Maria Oudekerck at the age of 21 on April 5, 1657. (De Vries 1886)
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).
Adriaen van de Velde was a popular staffage painter (see Chong in: Sutton e.a. 1987-1988, p. 492).
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Haarlem 1657
    there he was a student of Jan Wijnants
  • Amsterdam 1657 - 1672
    signed his notice of marriage with Maria Pieters Oudekerck on April 5, 1657 in Amsterdam. Although Van de Velde was baptised reformed, many of his children were baptised in catholic house churches, possibly because his wife was catholic
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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.
genre, history (as a genre), landscape (as genre), portrait, still life, beach scene, winter landscape, italianate, flower piece, architecture (genre), peasant genre
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-01-31; Modification on: 2017-06-06

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