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Qualifications
engraver (printmaker), painter, miniaturist painter, draftsman, copyist
copied old masters, mostly Italian and Bamboccianti (Waterhouse 1988)
Born
Antwerp 1632-07/1632-07-26
christened on 26 June 1632
Deceased
London (England) 1708-05/1708-05-26
buried on 26 May 1708
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Hendrick Dubois II (1589-1646) and Helena Elants Tromper (died in 1645); younger brother of Eduard Dubois (Waterhouse 1988); married in 1708 in London to Sara van de Velde (1671-1712), daughter of Willem van de Velde II
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).
worked together with Van de Velde since 1698 (Thieme/Becker 1913)
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Rotterdam 1638 - 1646
    pupil of Adriaen Lucasz. Fonteyn (Saur 2001)
  • Haarlem 1646 - 1653
    c. 1646-1653; pupil of Berchem, Ph. Wouwerman
  • Rome 1653 - 1656
    c. 1653-1656
  • Venetië 1657
    together with his brother Eduard (Waterhouse 1988)
  • Genua 1657
    In Genoa he overpainted an equestian portrait by Van Dyck of Giovanni Paolo Balbi (about 1625, Parma, Fondazione Magnani Rocca) with the face of his cousin Francesco Maria Balbi, as the former had fallen into disgrace in 1648 (condemned to death in absentia as a traitor) (recently removed during a restoration) (Saur 2001)
  • Rotterdam 1657 - 1661
  • Rome 1667 - 1680
    was paid there in 1667 for a portrait of Alexander VII (Waterhouse 1988)
  • Londen (Engeland) 1680 - 1708
    together with his brother Eduard; he became an Englishman in 1697; he lived and worked under the protection of Lord Chancellor John Somers (Saur 2001); according to Waterhouse 1953 (p. 109, n. 9) Dubois was since 1681 in England; he however does not give a source.
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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.
figure study (main subject), portrait, battle, animal painting (genre)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1991-12-03; Last modified date: 2020-07-27

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