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Nationality/school
English, South Netherlandish
second generation Southern Netherlandish artist
Born
London (England) 1601-04/1601-04-26
baptized on April 26th, 1601
Deceased
The Hague 1659
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of engraver Michael Droeshout and Susanneke van de Ersbek; nephew of Martin Droeshout I
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Londen (Engeland) 1623 - 1635
    1624 member of the Dutch Reformed Church; the 1623 portrait of Shakespeare is sometimes attributed to him, although it is more likely that his uncle was the author.
  • Madrid (Spanje) 1635 - 1639
    Before or in 1635; for his activity in Madrid: Saur 2001; there it is also suggested that he converted to Roman Catholicism given his strong contra reformatory leanings.
  • Den Haag 1648 - 1659
    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.
history (as a genre), portrait
Creation date: 1991-12-03; Last modified date: 2022-03-14

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