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Hieronymus Francken (I)

painter, court painter, draftsman
South Netherlandish, French
Herentals 1540
Paris 1610-05-01
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this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Nicolaes, brother of Ambrosius I. In 1619 four of his children were still alive: Hieronymus II, Isabella, Catharina and Maria
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  • Antwerpen 1560
    c. 1560 apprentice with Frans Floris in Antwerp
  • Parijs 1566 - 1572
  • Fontainebleau
    from 1566 till 1572 in Paris and Fontainbleau
  • Antwerpen 1574
  • Parijs 1578 - 1610
    from 1578 till his death in Paris; from 1594 court painter of France
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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.
history (as a genre), genre
oil paint
Entered on: 1991-12-15; Modification on: 2018-11-08


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