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Theodoor Rombouts

painter, draftsman
South Netherlandish
Antwerp 1597/1597-07-02
baptized: 2 July 1597. His godfather was Theodoor Sweerts and his godmother Marie De Mont (lit. 1857, p. 208)
Antwerp 1637-09-14
Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872, vol. 1, p. 450 and note 1
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Son of Bartholomeus Rombouts and Barbara de Greve (Rombouts / Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol.1, p 450 and note 1); Married September 1627 to Anne van Thielen, daughter of Libert van Thielen, lord of Couwenbergh (patriciate in Mechelen) She was buried in the St. Jacob's church on May 31, 1639 (Rombouts / Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol 1, p 450 and note 1). His brother-in-law was Jan Philip van Thielen
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  • Rome 1616 - 1625
  • Florence 1625
  • Antwerpen 1625 - 1637
    Became free master of the guild on 3 February 1625, and in 1628-1630 dean (Rombouts / Van Lerius 1872)
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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.
allegory, history (as a genre), Christian religious scene, genre, portrait
oil paint
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Entered on: 1992-01-25; Modification on: 2018-06-07


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