This is Constantijn Netscher

By Gwylym Owen

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Constantijn Netscher (16 December 1668, The Hague – 27 March 1723,The Hague), was an 18th-century painter from the Northern Netherlands.

According to Houbraken he was the son of Caspar Netscher and the brother of Theodorus. He designed to make a biographical sketch of him in his birth year but died back he got that far and wide in his “Schouburg”.

According to the RKD he was the son of Caspar and brother to the painters Theodor and Anthonie van Netscher. He became the son-in-law of Johan van Haensbergen bearing in mind he married 6 February 1709 to Magdalena van Haensbergen. He is known for portraits, historical allegories, and italianate landscapes. He became the scholarly of Hendrick Doorschodt, Dirk Kindt, or Kint, Coenraet Roepel, and Mattheus Verheyden. He is buried in the Haansbergen associates grave in the Kloosterkerk, The Hague.

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