Bilders, Johannes

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Bilders, Johannes Gender: M
Johannes Warnardus Bilders
born on 18 August 1811 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Utrecht, Netherlands, 52n06, 5e07
Timezone LMT m5e07 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 24°24' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 15°58 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 27°03'

Johannes Bilders


Dutch romantic painter, a forerunner of the Hague School.

Johannes Bilders was born in Utrecht in a poor family. His father was the bakers servant Albertus Gerardus Bilders, his mother Elisabeth van Springen.

He took lessons from Jan Lodewijk Jonxis (9 April 1789, Utrecht – 15 February 1867, Utrecht). After a travel alon the Rhine in Germany (1839), he settled down in 1841 at Oosterbeek, the 'Dutch Barbizon', where he gathered around him many young painters who would later become central figures in the Hague School: Hendrik Mesdag, Anton Mauve, Paul Gabriël and his son Gerard.

In 1846 he returned to Utrecht, where he was employed until 1852. Then he spent one year he is in Amsterdam where he was acquainted with Jozef Israëls. He went back to Oosterbeek (1855–1858). After that he went to Amsterdam for a long period (1858–1880), then after his second marriage back to Oosterbeek, where he died on 29 October 1890.


On 27 November 1834 he married on Darthuizen Frederica Staudenmayer (1812, Stuttgart - 1 March 1861). Their son was the talented nature painter Albertus Gerardus (Gerard) Bilders (9 December 1838 8 AM, Utrecht), who died at young age in Amsterdam (8 March 1865 7h30 PM). Their daughter Caroline (1836 - 1865) married on 2 October 1862 the painter Johannes Hubertus Leonardus "Jan" de Haas (25 March 1832, Hedel - 4 August 1908, Königswinter). His son, daughter and spouse died of tuberculosis.

On 15 April 1880 he married in Den Haag the paintress Maria Philippina van Bosse (21 February 1837 6 AM, Amsterdam - 11 July 1900, Wiesbaden). She was the daugther of the Liberal minister of Finance Pieter Philip van Bosse (Amsterdam, 16 December 1809 – Den Haag, 21 February 1879). They settled in Oosterbeek.

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  • parent->child relationship with Bilders, Gerard (born 9 December 1838). Notes: teacher and father
  • (has as) student relationship with Mauve, Anton (born 18 September 1838)


  • Relationship : Marriage 27 November 1834 in Darthuizen (Frederica Staudenmayer)
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  • Family : Adopted a child 9 December 1838 at 08:00 AM in Utrecht (Gerard Bilders)
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  • Death of Child 8 March 1865 at 7:30 PM in Amsterdam (Gerard Bilders)
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  • Relationship : Marriage 15 April 1880 in Den Haag (Maria Philippina van Bosse)
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  • Death by Disease 29 October 1890 in Oosterbeek (pneumonia)
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Source Notes

Gauquelin Vol 4 1346 gives 18 August 1811 8 AM Utrecht.

Johannes Warnardus Bilders: rkd


  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist