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Artus Quellinus (I)

Qualifications
sculptor, draftsman, painter
In Duverger vol. 5, p. 307 he is called 'beltsnyder en constschilder' (sculptor and painter of art)
Nationality/school
South Netherlandish
Born
Antwerp 1609-08-20/1609-08-30
baptized on 30 August 1609 (P. Visschers, Verzameling van grafschriften in St. Andries kerck, te Antwerpen, Antwerp 1851, p. 107-108; Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872, vol. 2, p. 114)
Deceased
Antwerp 1668-08-23/1668-08-24
P. Visschers, Verzameling van grafschriften in St. Andries kerck, te Antwerpen, Antwerpen 1851, p. 10; he was burried, together with his wife in the Church of the Minderbroeders in Antwerp (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872, vol. 2, p. 114); According to J.E. Quellinus (Levin 1888) he died on 24 August 1668
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
Son of Erasmus Quellinus I and Elisabeth van Uden, brother of Erasmus II and Hubertus, cousin of Artus (II) (see De Bruyn 1988, p. 284); married 1 august 1640 with Margriet Verdussen (daughter of Jan Verdussen and Barbara Van Sauwen; she died 12-2-1668: see P. Visschers, Verzameling van grafschriften in St. Andries kerck, te Antwerpen, Antwerp 1851, p. 107)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Antwerpen
  • Rome 1635 - 1639
    as of c. 1635
  • Lyon
    was here together with Laurens Frank,he also had contact with Nicolaas van Helt Stockade and Jan Asselijn (Gerson 1942/1983, p. 51)
  • Antwerpen 1639 - 1644
    1640-1641 master in the Guild (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872)
  • Amsterdam 1646 - 1647
  • Zweden
  • Amsterdam 1650 - 1665
    worked during this period mostly on the decoration of the Amsterdam Townhall
  • Antwerpen 1658 - 1668
    c. 1658-1668
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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.
allegory, Christian religious scene, figure, history (as a genre), mythology, nude figure, portrait
Medium/technique
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-01-24; Modification on: 2018-04-09

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