Gillis Coignet (I)

South Netherlandish
Antwerp 1542-04/1542-09
Hamburg 1599-12-27
burried in the Jacobskirche (Meskens 1998, p. 43)
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  • Antwerpen 1561
    1553 pupil, 1561 master in the guild (Meskens 1998)
  • Florence 1565 - 1568
    Meskens 1998
  • Rome 1565 - 1568
    Meskens 1998
  • Napels 1565 - 1568
    Meskens 1998
  • Sicilië (eiland, regio) 1565 - 1568
    Meskens 1998
  • Antwerpen 1570 - 1586
    was 'busmeester' and dean of the guild; left the city in before September 1586; during the following years, he liquidated his assets in Brabant, mostly from Amsterdam (Meskens 1998)
  • Amsterdam 1586 - 1593
    was active here in the Lutheran church; in 1589 he became a burgher of the city. In 1590 he had a fight with the cavinist Adriaen Conflans. He left Amsterdam probably c. 1593 for regligious reasons to Hamburg; mentioned for the last time in Amsterdam in January or May 1593.
  • Hamburg 1593 - 1599
    from 1593-1595 in Hamburg; was paid by the court in Gottorf for paintings in 1597 an 1598 (Schmidt 1916)
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history (as a genre), portrait
oil paint
Map op ONS/Groep 324 leeg aangetroffen op 27-07-1979.
Entered on: 1991-12-02; Modification on: 2017-03-30


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