Herman Bultos
Herman Bultos (19 August 1752 in Brussels – 30 June 1801 in Hamburg-Billwerder) was an 18th-century Belgian wine merchant and theatre director.
The younger brother of the actor Alexandre Bul...
Pierre-Antoine Gourgaud
Pierre-Antoine Gourgaud (29 April 1706 in Paris – 1 March 1774 in Paris), stage name Dugazon père (to distinguish him from his son Dugazon), was a French actor.Patriarch of a large acting dynast...
Louis Compain
Louis Compain (14 April 1733, Toury – after 1790), also known as Compain-Despierrières, was a French actor and singer. He is notable as the co-director of the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels from 17...
Hendrick van Balen
Hendrick van Balen or Hendrick van Balen I (1574 or 1575 in Antwerp – 17 July 1632 in Antwerp) was a Flemish Baroque painter and stained glass designer.
Van Balen was a pupil of Adam van Noo...
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Caterina van Hemessen
Caterina, or Catharina van Hemessen (1528 – after 1587) was a Flemish Renaissance painter. She is the earliest female Flemish painter for whom there is verifiable extant work, and is known for...
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Claude Lamoral, 6th Prince of Ligne
Claude Lamoral II, Prince of Ligne (7 August 1685 – Chateau de Beloeil, 7 April 1766) was a Field marshal and sixth Prince in the House of Ligne.A state councilor, he reorganized the army in the...
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Cornelis Molenaer
Cornelis Molenaer (born c. 1540; date of death unknown) was a Flemish Renaissance painter.
Molenaer was born and died in Antwerp. According to Karel van Mander he was called Schele Neel, or "near...
Domenicus Verwilt
Domenicus Verwilt (sometimes ver Wilt) was a Flemish painter active in Sweden.
According to the RKD he is known for portraits and historical allegories. Though his birth and death dates are uncert...
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Paul and Mattheus Brill
Paul Bril (many name variations: Paulus Bril, Paul Brill, Paulus Brill, Paul Brilli, Paulus Brilli, Paul Prüll, Paulus Prüll) (1554 in Antwerp or Breda; 7 October 1626 in Rome) was a Flemish painter p...
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Arnold of Nijmegen
Arnold of Nijmegen (also known as Aert Ortkens, Aert van Hort, Arnoud van Nijmegen, Arnt van Ort van Nijmegen, Arnoult de Nimègue, Arnouldt de la Pointe) (active c. 1490 – c. 1536) was a 15th-ce...
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Francisca Duarte
Francisca Duarte (1595-1640) was a Portuguese singer. She was active as a court singer at the court of the governor in the Spanish Netherlands.
Pieter Huyssens
Pieter Huyssens (22 February 1577 – 6 June 1637) was a Flemish Jesuit brother and Baroque architect.
Huyssens was born in Bruges, the son of Jacob and Cathelijne Boudens. His father and gran...
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Juan de Flandes
Juan de Flandes ("John of Flanders"; c. 1460 – by 1519) was an Early Netherlandish painter who was active in Spain from 1496 to 1519; his actual name is unknown, although an inscription Juan Astr...
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Lucas Gassel
Lucas Gassel (c. 1490 – 1568) was a Flemish Renaissance painter.
Gassel was born in Helmond. According to Karel van Mander he was a landscape painter greatly admired by Dominicus Lampsonius, who ...
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Charles-Nicolas d'Oultremont
Charles-Nicolas-Alexandre d'Oultremont (26 June 1716 – 22 October 1771) was prince-bishop of Liège from 20 April 1763 to his death in 1771. He was the eighth child of Jean-François-Paul-Emile, Count o...
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Pieter Brueghel the Younger
Pieter Brueghel the Younger or Pieter Bruegel the Younger (before 1616 he signed his name as 'Brueghel' and after 1616 as 'Breughel') ([ˈpitər ˈbrøːɣəl]; 1564 or 1565 – 10 October 1636) was a Fl...
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Franciscus Mercurius van Helmont
Franciscus Mercurius van Helmont (baptised 20 October 1614 – died 1698 or 1699) was a Flemish alchemist and writer, the son of Jan Baptist van Helmont. He is now best known for his publication in the ...
Princess Marie Victoire d'Arenberg
Princess Marie Victoire of Arenberg (Marie Victoire Pauline; 26 October 1714 – 13 April 1793) was a member of the House of Arenberg and later the Margravine of Baden-Baden as consort of Augustus...
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Marten van Valckenborch
Marten van Valckenborch (1535, Leuven – 1612, Frankfurt), was a Flemish Renaissance painter.
According to Karel van Mander he learned to paint landscapes in Mechelen, which was known as a ce...
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Valerio Profondavalle
Valerio Profondavalle (born 1533; date of death unknown) was a Flemish historical painter of the Renaissance period, born in Leuven, but active in Italy. He lived for some time at Florence, and after...
Dirck Vellert
Dirck Vellert (1480, Amsterdam – 1547, Antwerp), was a Flemish Renaissance painter.
According to the RKD he was a draughtsman, glass painter and engraver who made small devotional prints to ...
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Martin Van Cleve
Marten van Cleve the Elder (Antwerp, c. 1527 – before 24 November 1581), also called Martin van Cleve, Maerten van Cleve, Martin van Cleef was a Flemish painter and draftsman active in Antwerp ...
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Jacob Huysmans
Jacob Huysmans (c.1633–1696) was a Flemish portrait painter. He moved to England during the reign of Charles II where he became one of the fashionable painters of the court. His chief portraits ...
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Jan Cornelisz Vermeyen
Jan Cornelisz Vermeyen, or Jan Mayo, or Barbalonga (c. 1500 – 1559) was a Dutch Northern Renaissance painter.
According to Karel van Mander he was born in Beverwijk in 1500 and was honored f...
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Jacob de Backer
Jacob de Backer, also Jacques (c. 1555 – c. 1585), was a Flemish Mannerist painter and draughtsman active in Antwerp between about 1571 and 1585.
According to the RKD he was born in Antwerp in c.1...
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