Born: Dec, 1617 AD
Died: 1681 AD, at 64 years of age.
1617 - Born on the month of December in Zwolle, in the province of Oversyssel, Holland this year.
1630-1650 - He often depicted the scenes of everyday life.
1632 - The inscription on a study of a head proves that he was probably in Amsterdam this year, studying under C. Duyster or P. Codde.
1634 - He studied under Pieter Molyn in Haarlem. In this year, he also experienced the influence of Frans Hals.
1635 - He was in London and he became a member of the Haarlem St. Lukas Guild. he subsequently travelled in Germany, France, Spain, and Italy.
1640-1641 - He visited Italy and Spain, where he was admitted by court and painted King Philip IV.
1641 - It is certain that he was in Rome when he painted the small portraits on copper of Jan Six and A Young Lady
1646-1648 - Ter Borch visited Münster (Westphalia), where he painted The Treaty of Westphalia (Peace Treaty of Münster).
1654 - He settled in Deventer.The characters of Terborch works changed where in he usually painted the life of the rich families.
1681 - The artist died this year in Deventer.
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