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QUELLIN, Erasmus II (1607 - 1678), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
QUELLIN, Erasmus II (1607 - 1678), Painter, engraver

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 19 November 1607, in Antwerp; died 7 November 1678, in Antwerp.

Painter (including gouache), engraver (etching). Religious subjects, landscapes, interiors with figures.

The son of Erasmus Quellin the Elder, Quellin devoted himself to the study of literature and taught philosophy. He was highly educated and wrote poetry. His close friendship with Rubens, developed Quellin's liking for painting. He worked in Rubens'

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