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Nationality/school
South Netherlandish, Italian
Born
Antwerp 1631-11/1631-11-28
baptized on November 28, 1631 (Saur 1996)
Deceased
Naples 1697
c. 1690 (Thieme/Becker 1922); 1697 (Saur 1992)
Family relationships
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son of the artist Jan Brueghel II and Anna Maria Janssens (c. 1605-1668); married to Angela Buratti (died ca. 1669) in Rome, 1666; married to Maria Angela Borani or Boccati (died 1678) in Napels, 28 October 1672
See also
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  • Antwerpen 1646
    His father sold one of his flower still-lifes in 1646, when he was 15 years old (Denucé 1934, p. 154).
  • Messina 1648 - 1659
    left for Italy before he turned 18; worked in 1649 for the prince Antonio Ruffo in Messina (Saur 1996); According to Giltaij (1999, p. 94) and Bodart (1973, p. 139) Brueghel had never lived in Messina, but lived from 1648/1649 in Rome.
  • Rome 1659 - 1671
    settled in Rome in 1659 (Noack 1927; married Angela Buratti in 1666 in Rome; Signed and dated paintings 'fecit Roma 1670' witness his stay in Rome (RKDimages 294604).
  • Rome
    lived on Via Babuino (Noack 1927); The painter 'Brugolo fiammengo' was tried c. 1660 for having hit the French painter Francois Chiave with a plate near the Via Babuino, after Francois Chiave had badmouthed Brueghel (Bertolotti 1880, p. 149).
  • Rome
    lived in Via Margutta (Noack 1927)
  • Rome
    lived in Via Frattina (Noack 1927)
  • Napels 1671-03 - 1697
    documented in Napels from March 1671; lived there permanently from 1674 till his death
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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.
flower piece, fruit piece, landscape (as genre)
The figures in his works were painted by others; one hunting still-life, signed and dated 1678, is in a private collection in Brussels (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 53).
Medium/technique
oil paint
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Creation date: 1991-11-25; Last modified date: 2021-09-20

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