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Artus Quellinus (II)

Qualifications
sculptor
Nationality/school
South Netherlandish
Born
Sint-Truiden 1625/1625-11-20
baptized on 20 November 1625 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
Deceased
Antwerp 1700-11-22
He died on 22 November 1700 and was buried on 2 December in St. Jacob's Church (like the rest of his family) (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol.2, p. 213, note 1); his death duties were met between 18 September 1700 and 20 September 1701 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
Family relationships
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Son of Erasmus Quellinus II (1607-1678) and Catharina de Hemelaer (died 1662); nephew of Erasmus I, cousin of Erasmus II, Artus I and Hubertus (see De Bruyn 1988, p. 284). Married 1) in Antwerp in 1653 to Anna Maria Gabron (died 15 October 1669) (see Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872 vol. 2, p. 213, note 1; p. 390 note 1) with whom he had six children, who were still alive in 1671, a.o. Artus III and Thomas; married 2) on 25 August 1669 to Cornelia Volders (who died 24 February 1700) (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872 vol. 2, p. 213, note 1; p. 620)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Antwerpen 1650 - 1663
    master in the Guild of St. Luke’s in Antwerp between 18 September 1650 and 17 September 1651; became a citizen of Antwerp on 11 May 1663 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872)
  • Amsterdam 1652 - 1654
    Collaborated together with Artus I on the new Townhall (Paleis op de Dam)
  • Turijn 1652 - 1654
    Probably made a journey to Turin, Florence and Rome after his time in Amsterdam
  • Florence 1652 - 1654
  • Rome 1652 - 1654
  • Antwerpen 1663 - 1700
    Became a citizen on 11 May 1663: he probably took over the daily direction of his uncle's studio, as he was bound to Amsterdam by contract till 1665 (Landuyt/Buoncore 2001); consultor of the Sodality of the Married Men on 3 May 1674 (he made a statue of St. Joseph for them in 1679; made extensive works in St. Jacob's Church in 1681 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol. 2, p. 213, note 1)
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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.
Christian religious scene, mythology, portrait
Creation date: 2000-04-04; Last modified date: 2022-01-06

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