Abraham van den Tempel
(1622?C1672) was a Dutch Golden Age painter. He probably learned painting from his father, also a painter, but who died when he was still quite young, in 1636. That is the same year that he moved to Amsterdam, where he stayed until 1647, whereupon he moved to Leiden. According to Houbraken he was the son of a Mennonite preacher in Leeuwarden who was a respected art teacher. His father was Lambert Jacobsz (or Jacobszoon), who had taught Govert Flinck and Jacob Adriaensz Backer in their youth, both of whom were artists from Mennonite families. Abraham took the name Tempel because when he studied in Leiden, he lived in a house there with a relief of a Tempel in the keystone. He became a pupil of Jacob Backer, and studied mathematics at Leiden University. He met with great success with the Leiden city council, earning several generous commissions, including a series of three large allegorical paintings on the cloth industry of Leiden for the Cloth Hall which still hang in their original place today in the Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal. Sir William Davidson of Curriehill, Conservator of the Cloth Staple at Veere (with his son Charles), 1664.He became master of the Guild of St. Luke in 1657 and in 1659 he was chartermaster. In 1660 he returned to Amsterdam. His pupils were Frans van Mieris the Elder, Carel de Moor, Michiel van Musscher, Ary de Vois, and Isaac Paling

 

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Abraham van den Tempel Minerva Crowns the Maid of Leiden oil painting   

Painting ID::  70963
Abraham van den Tempel
Minerva Crowns the Maid of Leiden
1650 Oil on canvas 176 x 221 cm (69.29 x 87.01 in)

   
   
     

 

 

Abraham van den Tempel Minerva Crowns the Maid of Leiden oil painting   

Painting ID::  72311
Abraham van den Tempel
Minerva Crowns the Maid of Leiden
Date 1650 Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 176 X 221 cm (69.29 X 87.01 in) cyf

   
   
     

 

 

Abraham van den Tempel Portrait of a Woman oil painting   

Painting ID::  73406
Abraham van den Tempel
Portrait of a Woman
Portrait of a Woman (alternative title: Portrait of the widow of admiral van Balen) 1670(1670) Oil painting on canvas 123 x 103.5 cm cjr

   
   
     

 

 

Abraham van den Tempel Albertine Agnes von Oranien Nassau oil painting   

Painting ID::  84329
Abraham van den Tempel
Albertine Agnes von Oranien Nassau
Öl auf Leinwand, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden cyf

   
   
     

 

 

Abraham van den Tempel Portrait of a Lady oil painting   

Painting ID::  91937
Abraham van den Tempel
Portrait of a Lady
Oil on canvas 1660-1663 cjr

   
   
     

 

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Abraham van den Tempel
(1622?C1672) was a Dutch Golden Age painter. He probably learned painting from his father, also a painter, but who died when he was still quite young, in 1636. That is the same year that he moved to Amsterdam, where he stayed until 1647, whereupon he moved to Leiden. According to Houbraken he was the son of a Mennonite preacher in Leeuwarden who was a respected art teacher. His father was Lambert Jacobsz (or Jacobszoon), who had taught Govert Flinck and Jacob Adriaensz Backer in their youth, both of whom were artists from Mennonite families. Abraham took the name Tempel because when he studied in Leiden, he lived in a house there with a relief of a Tempel in the keystone. He became a pupil of Jacob Backer, and studied mathematics at Leiden University. He met with great success with the Leiden city council, earning several generous commissions, including a series of three large allegorical paintings on the cloth industry of Leiden for the Cloth Hall which still hang in their original place today in the Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal. Sir William Davidson of Curriehill, Conservator of the Cloth Staple at Veere (with his son Charles), 1664.He became master of the Guild of St. Luke in 1657 and in 1659 he was chartermaster. In 1660 he returned to Amsterdam. His pupils were Frans van Mieris the Elder, Carel de Moor, Michiel van Musscher, Ary de Vois, and Isaac Paling