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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
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of a cabinet maker Hendrick Wouters (? - 1634) and Barbara Brabants (? - ?): he married Maria Doncker (? - ?), in Antwerp on 20 July 1644
See also
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Antwerpen 1629 - 1635
    became a pupil of P. van Avont in 1629. In 1634-1635 he became master of the guild and in 1649-1650 dean for several times (Van Lerius 1880-1881)
  • 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.
  • Antwerpen 1641 - 1659
    attended the yearly meal of the Guild 1644, 1645, 1646, 1647; dean again in 1649-1650
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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
Entered on: 1992-02-01; Modification on: 2019-05-16

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