Dake, Carel

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Dake, Carel Gender: M
Carel Lodewijk Dake
born on 26 August 1857 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Amsterdam, Netherlands, 52n22, 4e54
Timezone LST m4e53 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Astrodienst
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 03°03' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 19°42 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 24°04'


Dutch painter, academic painting teacher, ordained Buddhist priest and Freemason.

He taught at the State Academy of Fine Arts in Amsterdam, where he, among other lessons to Guillaume Eberhard, Johanna Pieneman, Lizzy ansingh and Lou Loeber. Dake was a member of the Amsterdam artists' society Arti et Amicitiae and chairman of it between 1892-96.

He also lived in India and China. He was ordained Buddhist priest, was a connoisseur of oriental philosophy of religion and was a member of the Order of Freemasons.

He died on 8 August 1918 in Amsterdam.


His son, Professor Carel Lodewijk Dake Jr. (Schaerbeek (B), April 4, 1886 - Batavia, December 6, 1946) was also a painter and graphic artist and working in the Netherlands, San Francisco and especially in the Dutch East Indies.

Link to Dutch Wikipedia


  • (has as) student relationship with Ansingh, Lizzy (born 13 March 1875)
  • (has as) student relationship with Ritsema, Coba (born 27 June 1876)


  • Family : Adopted a child 4 April 1886 in Batavia (Carel Lodewijk Dake Jr.)
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Source Notes

Svi retrieved 26 August 1857 at 10:00 from the online Municipal Archive of Amsterdam.


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Fine Arts professor and ordained Buddhist priest)
  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ eastern (Probably the 1st ordained Buddhist priest in the Netherlands.)
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (Probably the 1st ordained Buddhist priest in the Netherlands.)