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Matthijs Naiveu


Matthijs Naiveu Painting - Interior With An Elegant Lady Receiving A Suitor by Matthijs Naiveu

Interior With An Elegant Lady Receiving A Suitor

 Painting - Saint Jerome by Matthijs Naiveu

Saint Jerome

 Painting - A Draper's Shop by Matthijs Naiveu

A Draper's Shop

 Painting - Allegory Of Peace And Prosperity by Matthijs Naiveu

Allegory Of Peace And Prosperity

Circe and Odysseus

Candle-Lit Interior

Carnival Scene

Newborn Baby

Visit to the Nursery

Portrait of a Gentleman

Boy and Girl Blowing Soap Bubbles

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Featured Art - Circe and Odysseus by Matthijs Naiveu

Circe and Odysseus

Matthys or Matthijs Naiveu (16 April 1647, Leiden – 4 June 1726, Amsterdam ) was a Dutch Golden Age painter.
According to Houbraken he was trained in drawing by Abraham Toorenvliet (1620–1692), a glass painter and drawing instructor (and father of Jacob Toorenvliet), and he learned the art of painting from Gerrit Dou. At the time Houbraken was writing he was still alive and painting in Amsterdam, where he worked as the "Hop inspector" for the brewers of Amsterdam. His works were genre pieces; merry company interiors with people drinking tea or playing cards, but also kraamkamertjes, or visits to newborn baby's. His largest work was a seven works of mercy, which Houbraken found his best work. In 1671 he entered the Leiden Guild of St. Luke and he was highly productive as a painter of signed work; his earliest dated painting is from 1668, and his last from 1721.

His paintings from his earlier years such as the children blowing soap bubbles (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston) are strongly influenced by Gerard Dou, with architectural elements framing the scene. Later he adopted a more general genre-works style.


Naiveu, Matthijs at the RKD databases
(Dutch) Mathys Neveu biography in De groote schouburgh der Nederlantsche konstschilders en schilderessen (1718) by Arnold Houbraken, courtesy of the Digital library for Dutch literature

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