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Cornelius de Vos, Belgian 1584-1651
At one time mentioned together with Rubens and Van Dyck, Cornelius de Vos was considered one of the finest Flemish portrait painters of the early 17th century. He was born in Hulst and in 1596 his parents moved to Antwerp. There de Vos studied with David Reemus, a painter of religious subjects, from 1596 to 1604. After several years of travel, the artist found his career centered on the area of Antwerp. There he joined the pai (showing 500 of 1582 characters).