Jacob Fransz van der Merck / Marckt (c.1610-1664). In Guild 1628, left 1631. Portraits, genre, still life painter. Painted portraits and 'Galant companies' in the manner of Anthonie Palamedes. Active in Delft from 1631-1636. Address unknown.

Settled in The Hague 1637. Leiden 1658.


Note. Exh. Cat. Delft Masters, 1996, p. 27-28. Thieme-B. XXIV, p. 409. Montias 1981 p. 201. Note. E. Buysen, Haagse schilders in de Gouden Eeuw, Hoogsteder The Hague / Waanders Zwolle, 1998, p. 328.

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