Marten Pepijn

South Netherlandish
Antwerp 1575-02/1575-02-21
baptized: February 21, 1575 in the Cathedral of Our Lady (lit. 1857, 152 and Rombouts / Van Lerius, 1872, part 1, page 412, note 3)
Antwerp 1643-01/1643-09-18
The receipt of his death duties ( 'ontfang van de dootschulden van Martinus Pepyn (schilder)' is mentioned in the Guild ledgers which run from 18 September 1642 till 18 September 1643; his last dated work is from 1643 (lit. 2001, p 1682) (Rombouts / Van Lerius 1872)
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Son of Guillaume Pepijn (oude cleerkoper [auctioneer] and art dealer in Antwerp 1593 [Rombouts / Van Lerius 1872], + 2-4-1621) and Catharina Van den Berge / Berch (+ before 1621); he married Marie Huybrechts on 1 December 1601 (her death duty to the Guild was paid in 1647-1648); they had five children. Isabella Brant ('Isabella Rubens') is said to have been the godmother of the oldest daughter Marthe, baptized 15-3-1615); their youngest daughter Catharina (baptized 13-2-1619) was admitted in 1653 as a freemaster in the guild.
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history (as a genre), genre, portrait
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-01-19; Modification on: 2018-06-02


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