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SV
SV in ligature
Qualifications
painter, draftsperson, poet, etcher, author, playwright, captain (military officer)
see Donnet 1907, p. 24-27
Nationality/school
South Netherlandish (school)
Born
Antwerp (city) 1573-01/1573-01-22
baptized on 22 January 1573 in St. Jacob's Church (Donnet 1907, p. 13/14)
Deceased
Antwerp (city) 1647-05-19
Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol.2, p. 108, note 5 & p. 185 (death duty); Donnet 1907, p. 17 cites the epitaph of the family in the Church of the Brothers of Our Lady.
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Jan Vrancx and Barbara Coutereau; married in Antwerp in 1612 to Maria Pamphi/Pampfi (christened 28 February 1576-19 April 1639), daughter of Bartolomeus Pampfi, dealer in paintings, and Margareta Oflenberg. She died 19 April 1639 (Donnet 1907 and Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol. 2, p. 108, note 5: here their daughter Barbara, born 8 June 1613, who died 19 May 1639, one month after her mother, is also mentioned)
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).
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  • Rome 1597 - 1600
    The French engraver Jean Turpin, living in Rome, already made an engraving ('The Conversion of St. Paul) after a painting by Vrancx. Donnet 1907, p. 18-23 lists some (Italian) paintings by Vrancx.
  • Tivoli
    witness his drawings of Tivoli and surroundings
  • Antwerpen (stad) 1600 - 1647
    ‘wijnmeester’ (son of a master registered in the Guild in 1600; (2nd) dean in 1610 and 1st in 1611 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, p. 412); Vrancx became a member of the Guild of the Romanists, together with Abraham Janssens I, in 1610 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol.1, p. 293, note 5). In 1617 he became dean of this Guild (Donnet 1907, p. 28/29). In 1621 he became captain of the Civic Guard; after two terms of five years he was released on 15 November 1631 of his obligations, giving him exemption from tax as a reward. His first address in Antwerp was the Korte Clara Street, opposite Grammey Street (Donnet 1907).
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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.
equestrian painting, military genre, landscape (genre), winter landscape, architecture (genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint
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N.B. Map Gedateerde Werken: Landschappen I
Creation date: 1992-02-01; Last modified date: 2022-04-07

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