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Nationality/school
South Netherlandish, Italian
Born
Brussels 1556
Osnabrugge 2015, p. 14, note 5
Deceased
Rome 1601-09-28
Osnabrugge 2015, p. 14, note 5
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
eldest known member of a family of painters; uncle of Daniël Mijtens I and Isaac Mijtens; married the widow of the Flemish painter Cornelis de Smet on 21 June 1592 in Napels; father-in-law of the painter Barent van Someren, who married his daughter Dionora in 1600
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Brussel
  • Rome 1573 - 1575
    c. 1573-c.1575
  • Napels 1575 - 1591-10
    was adopted by Cornelis de Smet; worked as assistant or pupil and lived in his house
  • Brussel
    went to Flanders after the death of Cornelis de Smet in October 1591 to take care of De Smet's affairs in Brabant and Flanders (Osnabrugge 2015, p. 19)
  • Den Haag 1591 - 1592
  • Napels 1592 - 1599
    board member of the painters' guild in 1592 and 1593 (Osnabrugge 2015, p. 17)
  • L'Aquila 1598-07 - 1600
    left Napels forever between July 1598 and November 1599; had a commission for the Fransiscans of San Bernardino in L'Aquila, for whom he also worked in 1594
  • Rome 1600 - 1601-09-28
    his daughter Dionora married in Rome on 29 July 1600; he lived with his children in the house of Anthonis Santvoort in the Via di Ripetta until his death (Osabrugge 2015, p. 30)
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history (as a genre), portrait
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-02-01; Modification on: 2017-03-30

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