Juriaen van Streeck
|Juriaen van Streeck|
Vanitas: still life with feather fan..
|Born||Juriaen van Streeck
|Died||1687 (aged 54–55)
Juriaen van Streek was born in the year 1632 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. In 1653 he married Grietje Claes. The couple lived in several locations in the Jordaan then moved to Prinsengracht. They had nine children, three were buried young. When Van Streeck died he was an innkeeper in Kerkstraat.
According to Houbraken, Van Streeck excelled at all still life subjects, including helmets, books, letters, musical instruments, and skulls or dead animals to indicate the transcience of life.
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- Birth certificate
- Streek, Juriaan van at the RKD databases
- Ten birth certificates
- Three burial certificates
- (in Dutch) Juriaan van Streek biography in De groote schouburgh der Nederlantsche konstschilders en schilderessen (1718) by Arnold Houbraken, courtesy of the Digital library for Dutch literature