Carel de Moor: life and works

By Gwylym Owen

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Carel de Moor (25 February 1655 – 16 February 1738) was a Dutch Golden Age etcher and painter. He was a pupil of Gerard Dou.

Carel de Moor was born in Leiden. According to Houbraken, his dad was an art dealer who wanted him to examination languages and forlorn allowed him to chemical analysis art as soon as his capability for drawing surfaced at a young person age. Houbraken met him in person at the atelier of Godfried Schalcken subsequently he was completing his education there. According to the RKD he was the son of a Leiden painter of the thesame name and a pupil of Dou, Frans van Mieris, Godfried Schalcken, and Abraham van den Tempel. He became a devotee of the Leiden Guild of St. Luke in 1683, and became deacon many times higher than in the years 1688-1711. His own pupils unconventional were Pieter Lyonet, Andrei Matveev, his own son Carel Isaak de Moor, Arent Pijl, Arnout Rentinck, Nicolaas Six and Mattheus Verheyden.

He died in Leiden or Warmond.

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