Constantijn Netscher (16 December 1668, The Hague – 27 March 1723, [1 ] The Hague), was an 18th-century painter from the Northern Netherlands.
Biography [ edit ]
According to Houbraken he was the son of
Caspar Netscher and the brother of Theodorus. He meant to make a biographical sketch of him in his birth year but died before he got that far in his "Schouburg". [2 ] [2 ]
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 [3 ] Johan van Haensbergen when he married 6 February 1709 to Magdalena van Haensbergen. He is known for portraits, historical allegories, and italianate landscapes. [3 ] He became the teacher of [3 ] Hendrick Doorschodt, Dirk Kindt, or Kint, Coenraet Roepel, and Mattheus Verheyden. He is buried in the Haansbergen family grave in the [3 ] Kloosterkerk, The Hague. [3 ]
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