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Melchior Brassauw

Qualifications
painter
Nationality/school
South Netherlandish
Born
Mechelen 1709-05-14
Deceased
Antwerp 1757/1777
after 1757 (dean in Antwep in 1756-1757)
Family relationships
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widower before 1750 of Maria Fredewael and also before 1750 married to Joanna Margaritha Nolemans (van Hemeldonck 2007)
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  • Antwerpen 1752-10-26 - 1770-06-18
    On August 26, 1750 Melchior Brassauw made his will. He lived in Kloosterstraat and was widower of Maria Fredewael and now married to Joanna Margaritha Nolemans (Notary P. Schoesetter, N 2991 // June 18, 1770: probate inventory of J.B. Verachtert, merchant. Under art.15: Sr. Brisschouw, painter, rents a house in Schuttershofstraat for 66 guilders. (Notary J.P. de Witte, N 1255 f 103(van Hemeldonck 2007) // First mentioned in the Antwerp Guild on 26 October 1752 as teacher of Franciscus Hoffmans ; dean of the Guild betwen 18 September 1756-18 September 1757(Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
genre, portrait
In van Hemeldonck 2007 several 18th c. inventories are mentioned with works by Brassauw
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-11-25; Last modified date: 2021-05-11

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