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Vos, Simon de

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Vos, Simon de

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 28 October 1603, in Antwerp; died 15 October 1676, in Antwerp.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, genre scenes, portraits.

Antwerp School.

Simon de Vos deserves special mention among the artists who share this surname. He studied under Cornelis de Vos, to whom he was probably related, and became a master of the Antwerp guild of painters in 1620. He joined Rubens' studio as a collaborator rather than as a student....

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Subjects: Painting ; Religious Art ; Christian Art

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