(b. ca. 1603, Den Haag, d. 1671, Den Haag)


Dutch painter. He came from a family of Catholic government officials. In 1619 he became a pupil of the portrait painter Anthonie van Ravesteyn (1580-1669), brother of Jan van Ravesteyn. Hanneman's only known early work is a Portrait of a Woman (1625; private collection), which is entirely in the style of the van Ravesteyn brothers. Around 1626 he settled in London, where he married Elizabeth Wilson in 1630. It is possible that Hanneman worked for some time as an assistant in the workshop of Anthony van Dyck, who settled in England in 1632. The few signed pieces that have been preserved from Hanneman's years in London, and his later paintings, show the strong influence of van Dyck's style of portraiture.

Hanneman stayed in London until about 1638. He joined the painters' guild of The Hague in 1640. His wife died before he moved back to the Netherlands, and he married in 1640 Jan van Ravesteyn's daughter Maria. His second wife died some time before 1654, and he married Alida Besemer in 1669.

Hanneman was instrumental in the founding of the painters' confraternity Pictura in 1656, and was elected its first dean. He was one of the organization's principal officers throughout the 1660s.

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