Guilliam Forchondt (II)

South Netherlandish
Antwerp 1645-03/1645-04-04
4 April 1645 baptized in the cathedral (Saur 2004)
Cádiz 1677/1707
c. 1677-1707; his brother Justo left for Antwerp in 1707 after the death of Guilliam (Vries 2007, p. 41)
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son of Guilliam Forchondt I and Maria Lemmens; brother of Susanna, Anna Maria, Melchior, Alexander, Andreas, Marcus and Justo Forchondt; grandson of Silesian Melchior Forchondt
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Between 1668 and 1675 Peter van de Velde painted about 50 paintings for Forchondt, which he exported to Vienna.
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  • Neurenberg 1660 - 1660-12
    According to Saur 2004, Guilliam was in Nuremberg on December 15, 1666. However, Denucé says he already arrived in Vienna in 1660, after having worked in Nuremberg as a painter (Denucé 1930, p. 15).
  • Wenen 1660-12 - 1676
    requested by his brother Alexander, who was working for Theodorius Buttel and was settling the family's firm in Vienna (Van Ginhoven 2015, p. 131)
  • Antwerpen 1676
    fell ill in May, 1676, and returned to Antwerp (Saur 2004)
  • Cádiz 1677 - 1707
    1677- c. 1707; moved to Cadiz to work with his brother Justo in trade activities with the Americas; letter from Cadiz to his father in Antwerp from August, 6, 1677 (Vries 2007, p. 40-41)
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portrait, Christian religious scene
oil paint
Creation date: 2010-08-06; Last modified date: 2020-10-28


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