Frans Pourbus (I)

painter, draftsman
South Netherlandish
Brugge 1545/1546
Antwerp 1581-09-19
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son of Pieter Jansz Pourbus (ca. 1524 - 1584) and Anna Blondeel (? - 1587) ; married 1) with Suzanna Floris (daughter of Cornelis Floris, brother of his teacher Frans Floris, died c. 1574) in 1566, and with 2) Anna Jansdr. Mahieu/Mahu (? - ca. 1634), Antwerp 1578 (she later married again with Hans Jordaens); father of Frans II
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Active in
  • Antwerpen 1562 - 1566
  • Gent 1566
  • Antwerpen 1567 - 1581
    master in the Guild of St. Luke, Antwerp in 1569 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
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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.
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-01-24; Last modified date: 2020-08-19


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