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PONTIUS, Paulus (1603 - 1658), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PONTIUS, Paulus (1603 - 1658), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 27 May 1603, in Antwerp; died 16 January 1658, in Antwerp.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Portraits.

Antwerp School.

A pupil of Osias Beet in 1616, Pontius also worked with Lucas Vorsterman. He worked at Rubens' studio and for the latter between 1624 and 1631. He was an art master in Antwerp in 1626 and a member of the

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