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North Netherlandish (school)
Born
Gorinchem (place) 1627-10/1627-11-02
baptized on 2 November 1627
Deceased
Dordrecht (city) 1690-04-26
drowned on April 26, 1690 near Dordrecht ('two hours past Dordt') where he was on a boat in a thunderstrom (Houbraken 1719, p.195)
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son of Wilhelmus Verschuring (died 1635), a captain in the service of the Dutch Republic, and Lysbeth Segersdr. de Reyer (died 1627). He married in 1657 in Gorinchem first to Aetgen van der Ham in 1657 and then in 1674 to Anna van de Ameyden in Gorinchem. He was the Father of Willem Verschuring (ca.1657-ca.1715).
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  • Gorinchem (plaats) 1635 - 1643
    pupil of Dirck Govertsz., aged 8 years (index cards Hofstede de Groot)
  • Utrecht (stad) 1643 - 1646
    pupil of Jan Both in this period (according to index cards Hofstede de Groot at the age of thirteen; Both only returned to Utrecht in 1642/43)
  • Rome 1647-09-12 - 1648
    Previously thought to have stayed eight years in Italy, according to De Piles even ten years. His son Willem Verschuring wrote to Houbraken, that Hendrick returned after five years (Houbraken 1719, p. 194), which is probably right. He left Gorkum after 12 September 1647 (Tissink/De Wit 1987) and returned in 1652.
  • Florence
  • Venetië 1648 - 1649
    Meijer 1991A
  • Parijs 1649
    On the return journey from Rome he met Joan Huydecooper II, the son of the Amsterdam mayor, who persuaded him to go back with him to Rome, which he did (Houbraken 1719, p. 194).
  • Rome 1649 - 1652
    2nd journey with Joan Huydecooper; earliest dated work is from 1650 (RKDimages 62932)
  • Gorinchem (plaats) 1652 - 1690
    from 1652 member of the Brotherhood of Romans in Gorinchem, registered as a member of the Reformed Church on 31 August 1652 (Tissink/De Wit 1987, p. 60), married for the first time in 1657 (idem, p. 65) and in 1674 for the second time (idem, p. 69). In 1672 alderman of the city of Gorinchem and in 1675 member of the city council, again from 1679 till 1681; master of the hospital (gasthuismeester), in 1681 and 1682 alderman again; 'heemraad' (member of the board for the county's water management) and in 1684 municipal receiver. Also in 1681 and 1689 elder in his church (Tissink/De Wit 1987, p. 69).
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genre, history (genre), italianate, equestrian painting, landscape (genre), beach scene, portrait, architecture (genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint, watercolor
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