Marten van Valckenborch (I)

painter, draftsman
South Netherlandish
Leuven 1534
Frankfurt am Main 1612-01/1612-01-27
buried 27 January 1612
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son of Laureys van Valckenborch and Anna Meys. Married c. 1559 to Luycke Vleminckx (1538/39-1612), father of Marten III, Frederik Gillis I and Helena Heilwich van Valckenborch (married to Hendrick van Steenwijck I), brother of Lucas (I), uncle of Lucas van Valckenborch II
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  • Mechelen 1559 - 1564
  • Antwerpen 1564 - 1566
  • Aken 1566 - 1575
    In order to flee the political and religious troubles he joined his brother in Aachen (van der Linden 2015). He became a citizen of the town in 1573 (Tröscher 1953-1954, p. 1-2)
  • Antwerpen 1584 - 1585
    temporarily returned to Antwerp, when the position of protestants brightened (van der Linden 2015)
  • Frankfurt am Main 1586 - 1612
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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.
landscape (as genre), architecture (genre)
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-02-07; Last modified date: 2021-05-24


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