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Nationality/school
South Netherlandish
Born
Lier (prov. Antwerp) 1612-09/1612-10-02
baptized on 2 October 1612 in the Saint Gommarius church
Deceased
Antwerp 1659
Houbraken 1719
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of a cabinet maker Hendrick Wouters (died 1634) and Barbara Brabants; married to Maria Doncker, in Antwerp on 20 July 1644
See also
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  • Antwerpen 1629-09-18 - 1635-09-18
    apprentice in the Guild of St. Luke, Antwerp between 18 September 1629 and 18 September 1630; free master between 18 September 1634 and 18 September 1635 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
  • Wenen 1636 - 1637
    at the court of Emperor Ferdinand II (Duverger 1972)
  • Londen (Engeland) 1637 - 1641
    He accompagnied the envoy of the emperor to London, who suddenly died (15 February 1637). He subsequently became valet and painter to the Prince of Wales.
  • Lier (prov. Antwerpen) 1641
    Houbraken 1719
  • Antwerpen 1644 - 1659
    attended the yearly meal of the Guild 1644, 1645, 1646, 1647; between 18 September 1649 and 17 September 1659 dean for the first time
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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.
history (as a genre), landscape (as genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-02-01; Last modified date: 2022-05-16

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