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Jan Philip van Thielen

South Netherlandish
Mechelen 1618-03/1618-04-01
baptized 1 April 1618
Booischot (prov. Antwerp) 1667
in Booisschot, near Mechelen/Malines
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Son of Liberecht van Thielen, 'heer' (Sir) of Cauwenberg (died 1638) and Anna Rigouts (died 1621). Father of Philippus, Anna Maria (born 1641), Maria Theresia (1640-1706) and Francisca Catharina (born 1645) van Thielen. His godmother was Marie van Apshoven, wife of Jan van Kessel (Van Lerius 1881). He was by his marriage brother-in-law of Theodoor Rombouts and Erasmus Quellinus II. He married Françoise van Hemelaer about 1640, with whom he had nine children. Among the godmothers and -fathers, Catharina Quellinus-van Hemelaer, Nicolaes van Eyck, Cornelia Verdussen, Marie van Apshoven (Antwerp 1857, p. 284-285)
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they were both his brother-in-law
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  • Antwerpen 1631 - 1659
    apprentice in in the Guild of St. Luke, Antwerp between 18 September 1631 and 18 September 1632; master between 18 September 1641 and 18 September 1642 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol. 2, p. 27, 128). on January 21, 1656 he rented a house at the Vuylrui (now Otto Veniusstraat) (van Hemeldonck 2007)
  • Mechelen 1660 - 1667
    on 9 March 1660 he paid and was registered as 'outside citizen' (buiten-poorter) of Antwerp and left for Mechelen; 14 October 1660 he became free master of the Guild in Mechelen (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol.2, p. 27 note 3, p. 128 note 1)
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still life, flower piece
painted garlands as well as flower still-lives, dated between 1645 (Uffizi, Florence) and 1667 (Antwerp) (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 195)
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-01-26; Last modified date: 2022-04-07


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