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Qualifications
painter, court painter, draftsman, tapestry designer
was court artist for Mary of Hungary and Philip II of Spain (Neeffs 1876, p. 151 e.v.)
Nationality/school
South Netherlandish
Born
Mechelen 1497/1501
c. 1497-1501 (Saur 1999)
Deceased
Mechelen 1585-11-15
fell of a construction during a restauration in Antwerp; returned to Mechelen injured and died shortly afterwards (De Smedt 2011, p. 24)
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
Married to 1) Ide van Hasselt/Hesselt and 2) to Jeanne van Schallen/Schellen. Mentions three children in his testament of 1569, of whom Ide was the mother: Raphael, Guilliam and Anna. A second testament, made in October 1579, after his marriage to Jeanne (Neefs 1876, p. 149-151), mentions to more children, of whom Jeanne was the mother, Michiel en Conrad.
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Rome 1530 - 1539
    arrived c. 1530-1531 (Saur 1999)
  • Milaan 1539-08-07
    is paid for a tapestry depicting the Nativity for the Cathedral of Milan (De Smedt 2011, p. 12, no. 24)
  • Mechelen 1539
    mentioned as member of the guild Saint-Luc in Mechelen, 11th November 1539 (De Smedt 2011, p. 19)
  • Brussel 1543 - 1557
    member of the guild in Brussels in 1543; court artist for Mary of Hungary (De Smedt 2011, p. 19-21)
  • Gent 1557
    De Smedt 2011, p. 21
  • Mechelen 1559 - 1592
    mainly active in Mechelen, but also travelled to Antwerp and Bruxelles (De Smedt 2011, p. 22-24)
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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.
history (as a genre), portrait, landscape (as genre), architecture (genre)
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