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Jan Baptist Tijssens (II)

Nationality/school
South Netherlandish
Born
Antwerp 1657-02/1657-02-10
baptized on 10 February 1657 in the Church of Our Lady (Cathedral)
Deceased
1723/1730
He must have died after 1723 (in England?), as his brother Jacomo's testament of August 1723 mentions Jan Baptist as among the heirs (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 197).
Family relationships
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third son of Augustijn Tijssens (1623-1675) and Marie Laureyssens (?-1670), whose mother was Maria Jordaens (1596-?); he was a nephew of Jan Baptist Tijssens I
See also
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A fruit still-life by Snijders, with children by B. Thyssen, is mentioned in an old auction catalogue (Wurzbach 1910, p. 724)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Antwerpen 1688-09-18 - 1691
    ‘wijnmeester’ [son of a master] in the Guild of St. Luke in Antwerp between 18 September 1688 and 18 September 1689 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961); bought himself in in 1691, seperate from the Guild
  • Italië
  • Rotterdam 1695
    Duverger/Maufort 1996, p. 201, doc. 24
  • Düsseldorf 1700
    probably c. 1700
  • Antwerpen 1702-01-25
    Duverger/Maufort 1996, p. 167
  • Breda 1702
    probably in 1702 (Duverger/Maufort 1996, p. 167). when he was visited by J.C. Weyerman
  • Rotterdam
    left for England from Rotterdam
  • Engeland
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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.
genre, mythology, Christian religious scene, still life, game piece (still life), still life
Still-lifes with weapons in Bamberg and Prague; a hunting still-life with an unsigned companion piece surfaced in the Art Market in Brussels, while a hunting still-life was auctioned by Sotheby's on 24 October 1973 (Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 197)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-01-26; Last modified date: 2020-07-17

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