Simon Johannes van Douw

painter, draftsperson
South Netherlandish (school)
Antwerp (city) 1630
born c. 1630, probably in Antwerp
after 1677: his last known work dates from 1677
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married in Antwerp on 29 June 1656 to Johanna Soolmackers (died1680)
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  • Antwerpen (stad) 1654-04 - 1656
    master in the Guild of St. Luke in April 1654 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961). He is known to have had pupils in Antwerp in 1656.
  • Middelburg (stad, Zeeland) 1656-11-01 - 1657-09-18
    enrolled the guild in November 1656 (Obreen 1877-1890), remained there until 18 September 1657
  • Rotterdam (stad) 1659 - 1666
    reported as a witness in Rotterdam 1659; drew up his will 1660; reported as 'schilder en borger alhier' 1666 (Schadee 1994)
  • Antwerpen (stad) 1666 - 1677
    reported in Antwerp as of 1666; is known to have had pupils between 1656 and 1674; his last known work is dated 1677
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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.
equestrian painting, landscape (genre)
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-12-03; Last modified date: 2020-10-21


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