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Pauwels van Hillegaert
Pauwels van Hillegaert
(1596–1640) was a Dutch Golden Age painter
Dutch Golden Age painter
of landscapes and military scenes. Biography[edit]

Prins Maurits

Pauwels was christened on 29 July 1596 in Amsterdam. His parents were Francois van Hillegaert and Janneke Spierinx. He married Anneken Homis from Antwerp
Antwerp
in 1620 (marriage license on 27 June 1620), with whom he had several children, including the painter with the same name, Pauwels van Hillegaert
Pauwels van Hillegaert
II (1621–1658). This Pauwels Jr. married Cornelia de Vlieger (daughter of Simon de Vlieger) and had two daughters. When Pauwels Jr. like his father died at a relatively young age, Cornelis de Bie
Cornelis de Bie
wrote a commemorative poem about him. Pauwels Sr. won royal commissions to paint battle scenes, most notably for the Siege of 's-Hertogenbosch
Siege of 's-Hertogenbosch
in 1629. He also won a commission for the Battle of Nieuwpoort.[1] He also painted Italianate landscapes, but was mostly admired for his paintings with horses and armor. References[edit]

^ RKD entry on Pauwels van Hillegaert
Pauwels van Hillegaert
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External links[edit]

Pauwels van Hillegaert
Pauwels van Hillegaert
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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 229377024 ISNI: 0000 0003 7119 057X BNF: cb14966556z (data) BPN: 43017031 ULAN: 500032167 KulturNav: af4d0275-072d-4bcd-9d59-3eb76

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