Jan Philip van Thielen

South Netherlandish
Mechelen 1618-03/1618-01-04
baptized 1 April 1618
Booischot (prov. Antwerp) 1667
in Boisschot, near Mechelen/Malines
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son of Liberecht van Thielen, 'heer' (Sir) of Cauwenberg; father of Anna Maria, Maria Theresia and Francisca Catharina van Thielen. His godmother was Marie van Apshoven, wife of Jan van Kessel (Van Lerius 1881). He was through 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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  • Antwerpen 1631 - 1659
  • Mechelen 1660
    on 14 October 1660 free master of the Guild in Mechelen
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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.
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
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