Mainmenu
Qualifications
painter, etcher, draftsman, art dealer (person), art collector, court artist
From an inventory of 1667 (after his death) it appaers he owned 134 etchings by Rembrandt.
Nationality/school
South Netherlandish
Born
Antwerp 1592-09-07
baptized 7 September 1592 (Visscher 1851, p. 60); De Waal 1935, p. 135, 144
Deceased
Rome 1667-04-21
De Waal 1935, p. 135, 144-146: He was buried in the Santa Maria dell 'Anima, next to his uncle Ferdinand vanden Eynden; it was said that c. 400 compatriots accompagnied the hearse, carrying torches; the grave is covered by a monument made by François Duquesnoy.
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Johannes/Hans de Wael and Gertrude de Jode, daughter of Gerard de Jode; younger brother of Lucas de Wael, nephew of Jan Snellinck I; his sister Anna de Wael was the mother of Maria Blankaert, who was married to Peeter Boel
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
Peeter Boel probably stayed with him in Genoa.
This person/entity in other databases
Biographical information
Active in
  • Antwerpen
    Not much is known about his first activities in Antwerp (Stoesser-Johnston 2018, p. 45). He departed c. 1613 for Italy together with his brother Lucas (Thieme/Becker 1942, p. 18).
  • Madrid (Spanje) 1610
    according to De Waal 1935, p. 144 he went by way of France; he worked for Philip III and the Duke of Aerschot in Spain (Houbrakaen 1718)
  • Genua 1619 - 1625
    Stoesser-Johnston 2018, p. 45
  • Venetië
    De Waal 1935, p. 144: 'for a couple of years'
  • Rome 1625 - 1627
    De Waal 1935, p. 145; Stoesser 2018, p. 45
  • Genua 1627 - 1656
    acted frequently as host for travelling artists from Flanders; gained Genoese citizenship on 21 October 1642 (Stoesser-Johnston 2018, p. 46-52)
  • Rome 1656 - 1667
    c. 1656-1667; lived first at the Via del Purificazione, later at the Via Rasella (Stoesser-Johnston 2018, p. 52-58)
born in
active in
died in
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.
landscape (as genre), marine (as genre), cityscape, peasant genre, inn scene, military genre, street scene
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-02-01; Last modified date: 2021-04-06

Comments

No comments

My selections

My selections

Your current selection will be lost. Are you sure?