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Artus Wolffort

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Qualifications
painter, draftsman
Nationality/school
South Netherlandish
Born
Antwerp 1581
Deceased
Antwerp 1641
his death duties were met between 18 September 1640 and 18 September 1641 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
married in Antwerp 8 september 1619 to Maria Wandelaer; father of Johannes Artusz (= Jan Baptist Wolfaerts) (1625-c.1687) in November 1625 and Maria Wollfordt, wife of Willem van Herp I
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Dordrecht 1581 - 1615
    His parents moved to Dordrecht in 1581; he joined the Guild of St. Luke in 1603
  • Antwerpen 1615 - 1637
    returned to Antwerp in 1615, where he worked in the Studio of Otto van Veen; he also stayed in the house of this master; freemaster in the Guild in the period 1617; in 1635 he collaborated under the overall supervision of Rubens on the decorations of the Joyous Entry of Archduke-Infant Ferdinand
  • Noordelijke Nederlanden (historische regio) 1637 - 1638
  • Antwerpen 1638 - 1641
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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, history (as a genre), landscape (as genre), seascape, portrait
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-02-07; Last modified date: 2022-05-22

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