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LG
Qualifications
painter, draftsman, print artist
for print series designed by Lucas Gassel, see Koopstra et al. 2020, p. 175-183, nos. 48-49
Born
Deurne (Noord-Brabant) 1483/1493
probably born c. 1488 in Deurne; moved to Helmond as a child (Koopstra et al. 2020, p. 13, 17)
Deceased
Brussels 1568/1569
between 1568 and 9 November 1569 (Koopstra et al. 2020, p. 13, 72); according to Van Mander Gassel died in Brussels
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of the painter Jan Thonisz van Gassel (died 1512) (Koopstra et al. 2020, p. 12-13, 62)
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1538 - 1568
The earliest signed and dated painting, Christ heals the paralytic, dates from 1538 (Koopstra et al. 2020, p. 82-84, no. 13); the last signed and dated work dates from 1568 and is a drawing (Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett), representing Abraham and the three angels (Huys Janssen 2001, p. 102; Koopstra et al. 2020, p. 170-171, no. 46).
Active in
  • Helmond 1508 - 1512
    in 1512 Lucas Gassel must have been 24 or 25 years old; by then he probably had already left Helmond; he is no longer mentioned in documents from Helmond after 1514 (Koopstra et al. 2020, p. 13, 66, 72)
  • Antwerpen 1512 - 1520
    in or before 1520 he left for Antwerp (Huys Janssen 2001, p. 102); in 1562 'meester Lucas van Helmont' (Master Lucas of Helmond) collects a debt for Marcellus Coffermans in Antwerp (Koopstra et al. 2020, p. 76)
  • Brussel 1569
    Van Mander 1604 (Huys Janssen 2001, p. 102, 103)
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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.
landscape (as genre), cityscape, architecture (genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint, tempera
Creation date: 1991-12-15; Last modified date: 2020-07-27

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