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Erasmus Quellinus (II)

painter, draftsperson, etcher
South Netherlandish
Antwerp (city) 1607-11-19
Houbraken 1718; Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872, vol. 2, p. 47 note 3
Antwerp (city) 1678-11-07/1678-11-11
Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872, vol. 2, p. 47 note 3: 11 November; Van den Branden 1883: he died 7 November and was interred on 11 November
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Son of Erasmus Quellinus I and Elisabeth van Uden. Married 1) in Antwerp 1634 Catharina de Hemelaer, a niece of Jan de Hemelaer, deacon of the Cathedral of Our Lady. Her death duties were met between 18 September 1661 and 18 September 1662. By this marriage Quellinus was brother-in-law of Theodoor Rombouts and Jan Philip van Thielen. Married 2) in Brussels on 9 November 1663 Françoise de Fren (sister of Isabella de Fren, the wife of David Teniers II (Antwerp 1857, p. 241 and Duverger vol. 8, p. 346, note 1)
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  • Antwerpen (stad) 1632-09-18 - 1678
    apprentice in the Guild of St. Luke, Antwerp between 18 September 1632 and 18 September 1633; ‘wijnmeester’ (master by patrimony) between 18 September 1633 and 18 September 1634 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
  • Amsterdam (stad) 1656
    c. 1656 (Schneider 1925)
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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.
history (genre), portrait, animal painting (genre)
Levin 1888 mentions works by him in Brussels, Goa and Jerusalem.
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-01-24; Last modified date: 2023-05-16


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