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Born
Leiden 1556
Deceased
Brussels 1629-05-06
Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol.1, p. 375 note 3
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son of Cornelis Jansz. van Veen (1519-1591) burgomaster of Leyden and Geertruyd Simons van Neck (born 1530); marrried with Maria Loets/Loots/Loos (Duverger 1992, vol. 6, p. 186-187); brother of Gijsbert, Pieter, Artus and Aechtjen Cornelis; father of Gertrude van Veen; his 6-year old son Cornelis was buried on 19 September 1605 in St. Jacob's Church
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  • Leiden 1572
    probably till October 1572 as apprentice with Isaac Claesz. van Swanenburg
  • Luik (stad) 1573 - 1575
    in 1573 apprentice with Dominicus Lampsonius in Liege
  • Rome 1575 - 1580
    in Rome, working in the studio of Federico Zuccaro
  • Praag 1580 - 1581
    return journey by way of Prague, Munich and Aix-la-Chapelle
  • München 1581
    return journey by way of Prague, Munich and Aix-la-Chapelle
  • Aken 1581
  • Luik (stad) 1582 - 1583
    in the service of the Prince-Bishop
  • Keulen 1583
  • Brussel 1585 - 1594
    Court-painter of vice-roy Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma
  • Antwerpen 1594 - 1614
    bought a house in Antwerp, 19 November 1593 for 1000 Carolus guilders (van Hemeldonck 2007); master in the Guild of St. Luke, Antwerp in 1594; dean since 1602; in 1606 he became a member of the Antwerp Romanists (at his death his place was taken by Nicolas de Respaigne); in 1615 a certain Artus payed for half a year to the Guild and lived in Otto's house; his house was on the Vuylestraet (nowadays Otto Vaeniustraat) (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
  • Brussel 1614 - 1629
    Court-painter of the archdukes Albrecht and Isabella.
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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.
portrait, emblems, Christian religious scene
Medium/technique
oil paint
Product
devotional print
Entered on: 1992-02-07; Modification on: 2019-12-26

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