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Qualifications
painter, copyist, court painter
Nationality/school
South Netherlandish, Italian
Born
Antwerp 1621
Saur 2006
Deceased
Modena 1685-06-11
buried in the Chiesa dell'Annunziata (Saur 2006)
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of merchant Johannes van Gelder and Clara Sustermans, nephew of painter Justus Sustermans, father of painter Justus van Gelder and goldsmith Alfonso van Gelder (Saur 2006)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Antwerpen
    pupil of Andries Snellinck (Saur 2006)
  • Modena 1649 - 1685
    Jan probably joined his uncle Justus Sustermans in Modena in 1649, since he wrote in a letter in 1662 that he had lived in the city for twelve years; worked at the court of the family D'Este, mainly as copyist (Saur 2006)
  • Carpi 1651
    Saur 2006
  • Modena
    Saur 2006
  • Novellara 1666 - 1668
    Saur 2006
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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.
portrait, Christian religious scene, mythology, game piece (still life), fruit piece, flower piece
Creation date: 2019-01-25; Last modified date: 2021-11-10

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