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Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
The Hague 1640
c. 1640
Deceased
Berlin 1678-03-29
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
Married to Maria de Haen, sister of the painter Anthony de Haen; his son Pieter Willingh also became a painter and is documented 1703-1718
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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  • Den Haag 1661 - 1665
    married in 1661; became member of Confrerie Pictura in 1661, paying 12 guilders admission fee, indicating that he was native born; worked 1664-1665 on the deocation of the present First Chamber at the Binnenhof.
  • Berlijn 1667 - 1678
    became court painter of Elector Friedrich Wilhelm von Brandenburg (the Great Elector) in 1667, where Robert Duval was his assistant (Buijsen/Dumas et al. 1998)
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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.
figure, history (as a genre), landscape (as genre), tronie
genre paintings atttributed to him in the past are by D. Witting.
Medium/technique
oil paint
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