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print artist, painter, court painter
court painter of archduke Ferdinand of Bavaria (Kühn-Steinhausen 1958)
Nationality/school
South Netherlandish
Born
Luik (stad) 1594-08-06
Deceased
Luik (stad) 1660/1661
1660 (Strinati/Zuccari/Bagnoni 2010) or 1661 (Saur)
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
married to Catharina d'Arbespine on 27 February 1629 in Liège, father of the architect Gérard-Jean Douffet (born in May 1629)
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  • Luik (stad) 1606
    as a 12-year-old in the goldsmith's guild (in which the painters were also represented), there pupil of Jean Taulier from Brussels, then in Dinant with Perpeté ..... (Saur 2001). Perhaps Bertholet Flémalle is meant? (M. de Kinkelder, November 2007)
  • Dinant
    ....then in Dinant with Perpeté ..... (Saur 2001)
  • Antwerpen 1612 - 1614
    would have worked with Rubens in the studio
  • Rome 1614 - 1624
    also in Malta (Valetta) and Naples during this time; According to Hoogewerff (1942 and 1952) from 1616 to 1623 in Rome, where he lived together with Le Valentin (de Boulogne) and David le Riche (the sculptor David Lariche). Traveled to Rome in the autumn of 1614 (Saur 2001)
  • Malta
  • Napels
  • Venetië 1623 - 1624
    on the return trip he also visited Venice (Hoogewerff 1942)
  • Luik (stad) 1624 - 1650
    after a stay in Malta and in Naples he returned to Liège via Venice
  • Utrecht 1648 - 1650
    on 30 June 1648 Douffet was banned from Liège; in 1650/51 (Saur 2001: late 1650, early 1651) he was allowed to return (Huys Jansen 1990, p. 53-54)
  • Luik (stad) 1650 - 1660
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history (as a genre), Christian religious scene, portrait
Medium/technique
oil paint
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Caravaggisti
Creation date: 1991-12-03; Last modified date: 2020-06-02

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