Alexander Coosemans

painter, draftsman
South Netherlandish
Antwerp 1627-03/1627-03-18
christened on 18 March 1627 (Thieme/Becker 1912)
Antwerp 1689-08-28/1689-10-28
He died on 28 August 1689 (Thieme/Becker 1912); His death duties were met between 18 September 1689 and 18 September 1690 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
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this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
Son of Jan Coosemans and Geertruid Beeck
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  • Antwerpen 1641 - 1649
    Apprentice in in the Guild of St. Luke's, Antwerp (with Jan Davidsz, de Heem) between 18 September 1641 and 18 September 1642; master between 18 September 1645 and 18 September 1646, 'sonder bus' (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
  • Rome 1649 - 1651
    lived there near the Via Margutta together with his older brother (?) Antoine (Antonio) Coosemans, who was probably also a painter, in 1649 and 1651 (Saur vol. 21 (1999), p. 94)
  • Antwerpen 1651 - 1689
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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.
still life, game piece (still life), fruit piece, vanitas
the only dated work is a still life with fruits and a parrot (after De Heem) from 1660, at Auction (Phillips), London, on April 10, 1990; a vanitas still life in Brussels Museum
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-12-02; Last modified date: 2020-09-24


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