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Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Utrecht 1636
Willigen/Meijer 2003
Deceased
Amsterdam 1695-04-03
died on 3 April 1695 (Willigen/Meijer 2003); burried on 7 April 1695 (De Vries 1885)
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son and pupil of Gijsbert de Hondecoeter (1604-1653) and Marie Melchiors Hulsman (1611 - 1651); posted banns in Amsterdam on 9 February 1663 with Susanna Tradel (?-1692) from Amsterdam
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1654 - 1695
earliest dated work is 1658 (Buijsen 1998, p.169), but the dating on a still-life with pheasant (Christie's Amsterdam 1993) can be read as 1654 (read by F.G. Meijer on this painting)
Active in
  • Utrecht
    trained by his father and then by his uncle, Jan Baptist Weenix (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 111)
  • Den Haag 1658 - 1663
    As of August 1658 he lived and worked in The Hague, in October 1659 he became a member of the guild; In 1662 he became chief of the painters fraternity ( Confrerie Pictura) (Thieme/Becker vol. 17 [1924], p. 433)
  • Amsterdam 1663 - 1695
    before September 1664 he moved to Amsterdam; in 1668 he bought the citizenship(Thieme/Becker vol. 17 [1924], p. 433)
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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.
game piece (still life), still life, trompe-l'oeil (still life), bird scene, forest still life, still life, landscape (as genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-02-07; Modification on: 2018-02-06

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