Maris, Simon Willem

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Maris, Simon Willem Gender: M
born on 21 May 1873 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
Place Den Haag, Netherlands, 52n05, 4e19
Timezone LMT m4e19 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Schepel
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 00°48' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 02°40 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 13°50'

Simon Willem Maris


Dutch painter of portraits, art dealer and collector, member of a noted painters family.

He lived and worked in The Hague , Weesp, Antwerp (1895-97, Académie des Beaux Arts), Amsterdam, Brussel (1901), and Paris (1902).

Simon Willem was the son and student of the impressionistic landscape painter Willem Maris. He was a nephew of Matthijs and Willem Maris. He painted woman's portraits, often with a child. But his major source of income was the trade of art and antique in his house on the Keizersgracht 498 in Amsterdam, which became a cultural centre.

As an art and antique dealer and collector he knew and corresponded with many artists. He supported poor painters by buying their art. Lizzy Ansingh was a house friend. Since 1899 he was a friend of Piet Mondriaan. He was a member of several art circles.

In 1908 he married the painter Cornelia (Noot) den Breejen (1887-1985), also a friend of Piet Mondriaan. They got a daughter Mies (1909-1997) and son Thijs (1910-1955).

He died 22 January 1935 in Amsterdam.

Link to Dutch Wikipedia


  • friend relationship with Mondrian, Piet (born 7 March 1872). Notes: since 1899
  • child->parent relationship with Maris, Willem (born 18 February 1844). Notes: student of father


  • Death, Cause unspecified 22 January 1935 in Amsterdam
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Source Notes

Schepel quotes Municipal Archive for 21-5-1873 21h00 LMT Den Haag in Sterrentijd No 15


  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Collector (art and antique)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (portraits of women)
  • Vocation : Art : Other Art (art and antique dealer)