Alexander Casteels (I)

painter, draftsman
South Netherlandish
Antwerp 1634/1636
ca. 1635
Antwerp 1681-09-18/1682-09-18
his death duties were met between 18 September 1681 and 18 September 1682 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961) (the date 1694, which is sometimes given, is erroneous)
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married to Catharina Theresia de Poorter; father of Josephus Franciscus Casteels (painter) and Johannes and Petrus Casteels
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  • Antwerpen 1658-09-18 - 1682-09-18
    'wijnmeester’ (son of a master) in the Guild of St. Luke in Antwerp between 18 September 1658 and 18 September 1659 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961). On 18 July 1690 an interest of 1900 guilders in capital was mentioned on the house 'de Gulden Roose' at the Discalsen, owned by Theresia de Poorter widow of Alexander Casteels, painter (van Hemeldonck 2007)
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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.
landscape (as genre), equestrian painting, battle
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-12-02; Last modified date: 2020-10-26


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