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Nationality/school
South Netherlandish
Born
Antwerp 1514-11/1514-11-28
before 28 November1514
Deceased
Antwerp 1575-10-20
Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, p. 133 note 6
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Son of Cornelis de Vrint, alias Floris (died 17 september 1538) and Margarita Goos (died 2 October 1577); married to Elizabeth Machiels (died 23 April 1579) (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol.1, p. 133, note 6). They had a son Jan (a famous potter), who died young in Spain (id. p. 170, note 3) and Jacques, a painter on glass ((master in 1551, died 8 June 1581 (id. p. 175, note 4; his son Cornelis (III) , engraver and architect, became master in 1589 (id. p. 338, note 1)
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Active in
  • Antwerpen 1539
    became a master in the Saint Luke guild in 1539 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol.1, p. 133)
  • Italië
  • Antwerpen 1547
  • Koningsbergen 1549
  • Schleswig 1550
  • Zoutleeuw (Vlaams-Brabant) 1550 - 1552
    worked on a tabernacle for the St. Leonarduskerk
  • Geel (België) 1554
    worked on a monument for Jan III, Comte de Mérode, and Anna van Gistel
  • Keulen 1557 - 1560
    worked on two designs for the façade of the city hall; worked on ephitaphs for Archbishops Adolf and Anton von Schauenburg
  • Antwerpen 1561 - 1565
    leading architect for the city hall
  • Keulen 1570 - 1572
  • Doornik 1573
    worked on a rood screen for the cathedrale of Tournai
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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.
architecture (genre), Christian religious scene, mythology
Comment
He had many pupils and followers. The Floris style, a collective term which one covers all elements from the High Renaissance in the Netherlands, has been spread by pupils of Floris to Denmark, countries around the Baltic Sea and far into southern Germany.
Entered on: 1991-12-14; Modification on: 2019-02-28

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