Philips Angel (I)

PA connected, H detached (till 1649)
Fully signed works known since 1649; before that date only works with monogram (Willigen/Meijer 2003)
print artist, painter, draftsman
North Netherlandish
Middelburg (Zeeland) 1616-09-14
baptized on September 14, 1616
Middelburg (Zeeland) 1683/1685
in or after 1683, according to Waller 1938/1974: October 1683; according to Saur 1992 after 22-10-1683
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
Son of Willem Angel and Elisabeth van Heuckelroy (Ecartico; Briels 1997 mentions Elisabeth erroneously as his wife); married on 4 August 1642 in Haarlem to Elisabeth Dircks Vercammen (died 1671) (Ecartico); he was a cousin of Philips Angel from Leiden (Jansen et al. 1984)
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Biographical information
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  • Leiden 1639
    Posted banns in January 1639 (De Loos-Haaxman 1931)
  • Haarlem 1639 - 1643
    In 1639 he became a member of the guild; 1641 he became a member of the Calvinist congregation; in 1643 still mentioned in the guild; got married on 4 August 1642; perhaps he left Haarlem in 1649
  • Leiden 1641
    became a member of the guild
  • Middelburg (Zeeland) 1652 - 1683
    Miedema (1989) judging from notes by A Bredius: 2 mentions in Middelburg in 1652 (p. 208, note 47) [NB: The city archive was almost completely destroyed by fire in May 1940. For this reason pre-war entries get the status of source]
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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, fruit piece, game piece (still life), animal painting (genre), trompe-l'oeil (still life), farm still life, breakfast piece
because of the confusion caused by his signatures and dates, the development of his art with unrelated subgenres, particularly his sober breakfast, is puzzling (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 27)
oil paint
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Creation date: 1991-11-20; Last modified date: 2021-09-16


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