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Vos, de family(i)locked

  • Katlijne Van der Stighelen
  •  and Arnout Balis


Flemish family of artists. The family, who moved from Hulst to Antwerp in 1596, must have come from a strong artistic background. Three brothers, (1) Cornelis de Vos, Jan de Vos (c. 1588–1627) and (2) Paul de Vos, became painters, beginning their training as apprentices to the relatively unimportant Antwerp painter and guilder ...

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U. Thieme and F. Becker, eds: Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart, 37 vols (Leipzig, 1907–50) [see also Meissner above]
Biographie nationale [belge] (Brussels, 1866–)