Juriaen Pool

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Self-portrait in allegorical scene for the orphanage. He is shown wearing the traditional orphan clothing with a red jacket and a blue sleeve.
Juriaan and his wife Rachel Pool, engraving from Jan van Gool's Nieuwe Schouburg, 1750

Juriaen Pool (bapt. 17 January 1666, Amsterdam – 6 October 1745, Amsterdam), was an 18th-century painter from the Northern Netherlands best known as the husband of Rachel Ruysch, with whom he had ten children.

Biography[edit]

According to the RKD he was the son of Jurriaan Pool the elder.[1] He became engaged on 25 July 1693 and on 12 August he married the flower painter Rachel Ruysch in Buiksloot.[1] He became the teacher of the painter Gerhard Jan Palthe.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Juriaen Pool in the RKD

External links[edit]

Media related to Jurriaen Pool at Wikimedia Commons