Artist Search
   
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Phillip van Dijk  (1683 - 1753)

About: Phillip van Dijk
 

Summary

Examples of his work

 
 

Biography*

Exhibits - current  
 

Discussion board

Send me updates

 
   

Signature Examples*

 
 
Buy and Sell: Phillip van Dijk
  For sale ads

Auction results*

 
  Wanted ads

Auctions upcoming for him*

 
  Dealers Place a classified ad  
 
Lived/Active: Netherlands      Known for: Portrait, figure, genre painting

Login for full access
 
View AskART Services









*may require subscription
BIOGRAPHY for Phillip van Dijk
Facts/Data
Birth
1683 (Oud-Beijerland)
 
Death
1753 (The Hague)

Lived/Active
Netherlands

   Share an Image of the Artist

Often Known For
Portrait, figure, genre painting

Discussion Board
Would you like to discuss this artist?
AskART Discussion Boards
(0 Active)

This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Please note: Artists not classified as American in our database may have limited biographical data compared to the extensive information about American artists.

Philip van Dijk was one of the most favored society painters of the Hague in the second quarter of the 18th century.  He was nicknamed “the little van Dijck” after the Flemish 17th century painter Sir Anthony van Dijck.  Artists biographer Johan van Gool asserts that van Dijk was born in Amsterdam in 1680.  Other sources say that he was born on January 31, 1683 in Oud Bijerland as the son of Adriaan Jacobse van Dijk and Elisabeth Melssen van Wijngaarden.  

He became an apprentice at the workshop of Arnold Boonen in 1696.  Afterwards he probably worked for Adriaen van der Werff in Rotterdam. There he married Geertruid van Beekhuysen on December 5, 1708.  That same year, he became a member of the guild in Middelburg.  From 1718 on he lived in the Hague where he established himself as a painter and art dealer.

In 1725, van Dijk was appointed painter to the court of Wilhelm VII of Hessen Kassel, one of the most renowned collectors of 17th century Dutch paintings in Germany.

He returned to Middelburg in 1737 and is registered in 1750 at the Hague, where he became court painter to William IV, Prince of Orange.

Sources include:
www.artlistings.com/
wikipedia.org

** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at registrar@AskART.com.

  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2014 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  frequently searched artists 1, 2, more...  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records, misc artists